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jessica August 14, 2018

Making outdoor play fun for the kids can motivate them to take up outdoor games and sports. You can try taking your kid’s favourite toys like play dough, racing cars, ball, etc. outdoors and cheer them on to explore and play with them differently. Consider walking to the nearby market or to the library instead of driving. Your […]

jessica July 14, 2018

A study published by the American Academy of Ophthalmology found that kids who spend time playing outside are at a reduced risk of developing “myopia,” or nearsightedness. The team of researchers found that a child’s chances of developing myopia dropped by two percent for each additional hour spent outdoors, per week. The study concluded that getting kids […]

jessica June 21, 2018

Nihilism has got a real bad rep on the mean streets of pop culture. It’s usually boiled down to “Nothing really matters, so why bother doing good things?” which usually manifests in the “villainous nihilist” stereotype. Anton from No Country For Old Men is a violently efficient nihilist, giving speeches about how life and death are as […]

jessica May 17, 2018

My mind went through all the reasons this might be happening: burnout, other interests, team dynamics, I was too hard on her, the gamut. What could it be? If you are a parent or a coach, I believe it is critical that we have a good understanding of why kids play, and why they quit. […]