1. WHY KIDS NEED EXERCISE: BRINGING THE OUTDOORS INDOORS

    To many parents today, the idea of exercise for their kids sounds kind of bizarre. In generations past, outdoor play was the natural state of children, only occasionally interrupted by school, meals, chores, etc. Sports were almost the only available or favorable “extra-curricular activity” (though they certainly weren’t called that), and gym class was a given. But these days, with the rise …Read More

  2. INTEGRATE NATURE TO DESTRESS SCHOOL KIDS

    After many hours observing children at play in different settings, researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder say natural terrain playgrounds, those that incorporate trees and grass, even if they include some man-made structures, are effective against stress. Published in the journal Health & Place, the study is the first to focus on the effectiveness of student access to natural set…Read More

  3. JUNIOR BOOTS?

    Parents always look for a new way to develop their child physically and mentaly. As a parent myself I started thinking about programs for my little one, but I wanted something unique, something with a spirit which goes way beyond the physical aspects. I wanted something that could develop my child physically and challenge her mentally. Kids these days are very hard to impress or to keep their focu…Read More