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    Jun 13, 2013

    By: ActivityTree

    Activities for Kids Expert

    Prevent Bullying: Social Skills and Self-Esteem

    I could not have been more shocked when my second-grade daughter faced bullying at school this year. I learned that helping my daughter avoid the unwanted attention of bullies was easier than I thought.


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    May 23, 2013

    By: ActivityTree

    Special Needs Expert

    Activities and Sports for Kids with ADHD

    Recently released findings from a study conducted by NYU’s Langone Medical Center claim that boys with ADHD in their early years were twice as likely to be obese at age 41.  So, what activities are good choices for a children with ADHD? 


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    Jul 7, 2011

    By: Dawn Juntilla

    Kids Places Expert

    Family Activity Ideas

    It’s strongly believed that families who enjoy more time together are happier and healthier.  Here are some ideas to keep your family together and active this summer.


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    Jun 30, 2011

    By: Amy Franzwa

    Kids Health Expert

    Are We Landing Our Kids in Therapy?

    Well-respected psychologist Lori Gottlieb’s recent article in the Atlantic addresses a growing phenomenon among parents and its potential detrimental effect on a child’s future. The gist: a parent’s obsession with a child’s happiness may have the opposite result – an unhappy adult!


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    Jun 14, 2011

    By: Amy Franzwa

    Baseball Expert

    What I Think about Sports Try-Outs

    Holding try-outs for athletic teams is a longtime tradition. Is this tactic, which increases the competitiveness and seriousness of sports appropriate?  Or, should parents and sports culture take the “winning isn’t everything” approach?  


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    May 9, 2011

    By: ActivityTree

    Baseball Expert

    Youth Athlete Concussions – Diagnosis and Recovery

    Athletes who suffer from concussions and then return to the game before their brains have healed are increasing their risks for serious long-term problems such as chronic headaches, inability to concentrate, and in severe cases, death.


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    Apr 28, 2011

    By: Together Counts

    Kids Health Expert

    Families: Play together, eat together – build healthy habits together

    Families that eat together and share regular physical activities are happier and healthier. That’s why ‘together counts.’


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