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Pros and Cons of Youth Sports

The Benefits of High School Sports for Teens

Aug 02, 2016
By: Kids in the House
Sports and phsycial activity might not be your teenager's first priority. Your son or daughter might be more interested in their social life or other acitivites. Your teenager might be hesitant about joining a team or sports club, but you as a parent might be unsure as well. If you are on the fence...
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My Teen Wants to Quit the Team

Feb 03, 2016
By: Kids in the House
Your child has been participating in a sport and has, for reasons unknown to you, expressed interest in throwing in the towel . Should you push your child into remaining in the sport, to see if it gets better? Or should you step back and let your teen make the choice to take a break? First, says...
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Everything You Need to Know About Athletic Scholarships

Sep 11, 2014
By: Kids in the House
If your child is participating in a high school sport, you may be able to benefit from an athletic scholarship when it is time for college. These scholarships assist students in covering part or all of their college education. The following are facts you should know if you feel your child may be...
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How to Introduce an Introverted Child to Sports

Mar 21, 2014
By: Brandon Capaletti
Team sports are an integral piece of American childhood. Approximately 35 million children between the ages of 5 and 18 play some kind of organized sport every year. When you include those who play sports outside of the school system, that number increases to around 60 percent of all children...
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It's 12pm... Where Did My Lunch Period Go?

Oct 15, 2013
By: Stefanie Weiss
Homework, school activities, tutors, basketball, baseball, soccer, lacrosse, dance, music lessons, extra-help, school clubs, and maybe just enough time to have a 5-minute after school snack. Our children are too busy! At lunch the other day, a friend was expressing her frustration that in her high...
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