We all know the virtues that a child will learn playing sports — discipline, motivation, commitment, and cooperation, according to child psychologist Laurie Zelinger (www.drzelinger.com). But sometimes, (most times?), parents and teachers go a little (a lot?) overboard in their zealousness. Their (your?) intentions are good, but the results — well, not so much. Here are some suggestions to help children love a sport. [Read more…] about What Makes a Child Love a Sport?
We all know the looming dangers. More than one-third of all children in the U.S. are obese, which is associated with hypertension and diabetes. And obese children and adolescents are likely to be obese as adults and at increased risk of heart disease, strokes, cancer. [Read more…] about Want your child to eat healthily? Forget about the food!