Track, soccer, softball, football, basketball, cheer, dance and more; this is the list of sports that can lead to one of the most frequent injuries in young, developing athletes. With spring in full bloom and practices in full swing, you may want to be informed about this achey, annoying, and sometimes chronic type of pain. …

Various smoothies in jars on table next to assorted fruits

Sweet, delicious, refreshing, and full of flavors, it’s time to gather some recipes for the kiddos to start sipping down some extra fruits and veggies. Smoothies are perfect for the pickiest of eaters; they can be dressed up as “dessert” or made to feel like an easy, nutrition-packed breakfast on the go. There are an …

Kid taking a supplement

Your child’s health is one of your top priorities as a parent. You want to make sure they’re sleeping well, exercising, and getting all the nutrients they need to be healthy and grow strong. Eating well can be a tricky task, especially with a picky eater, so dietary supplements may be needed to help your …

Kids have access to every kind of information imaginable on a daily basis. And the opportunity to scour the internet for whatever curiosity they have isn’t diminishing anytime soon. So we might as well start working with what we have on our hands: web doors that are open 24/7. Boundaries and controls should be set, …

Pile of household cleaning items for chores

At the end of the day, children who help around the house are more responsible, have higher self-esteem, show more empathy, and mature faster. But that doesn’t mean it can’t still be a fun experience for them (and you)! Using rewards, incentives, or just their natural competitive nature can get your little ones moving and …

Group of young athletes in blue jerseys gathered in field

In small-town USA, sports are a huge part of how communities come together. In fact, sports are embedded into the vast majority of American cultures. Whether you’re from the north or south, midwest or east coast, teamwork and friendly competition seem to be deep-seeded topics that impact many childhoods and daydreams. And with so many …

Child with colorful helmet on PEV scooter

The need for speed is real among the younger generation. And we’re noticing that even more in recent years, since PEVs are becoming so popular. But wait—what is a PEV? PEV stands for personal electric vehicle. Most come in the form of electric scooters or bicycles. If your veteran rider is ready to graduate to …

Young person holding dollar bills in hands after fundraising event

Fundraisers seem to be a part of every child’s life at one point in time or another. Whether it’s for school, a club, sports, or another extracurricular, it’s nice to find ways to raise the money but in a way that keeps everything busy and fun. Some fundraising strategies are classic and are proven to …

Parent playing disc golf in field

Disc golf has become an incredibly popular leisure activity among kids, college students, and adults alike. Formalized as a sport in the 1970’s, there’s something about the game that makes everyone feel as though they can play and enjoy it without too much pressure. It’s fun for veterans and novices alike, and even little ones …

Hockey players on rink with sticks and gear

Stay in-the-know of all the latest and greatest in the NHL world. Whether you’re a Flyers fan or a Predators die-hard, you can easily keep up with all the news you need to know by downloading some of these easy apps. Or, if you are an aspiring hockey star yourself, there are plenty of applications …

Baseball player running around diamond during game

Baseball is a favorite among the masses. Whether you’re an athlete in training, finding a new regimen, or a fan of the game, there are tons of ways to improve your baseball skills but also stay up-to-date and in-the-know about the sport. Here are 10 of the best baseball apps for iOS & Android. Our …

Silhouette of man playing golf at sunset on course

Improve your swing and spend more productive time at the range. Stay up-to-date with the latest and greatest of the golfing world and learn new tricks and tips on the daily as well. Check out some of the best golf apps for iOS & Android below. Our Top 10 Favorite Golf Apps for iOS & …

Person reaching down to pick up soccer ball on grassy field

Improve your footwork, check off “hat trick” from the bucket list, or just stay up-to-date with your favorite teams from around the globe. With these soccer-focused applications, you won’t miss a beat in scores or in play. Check out 10 of the best soccer apps for iOS & Android below. Our Top 10 Best Soccer …

Teenager playing basketball at sunset

Whether you’re a coach, a player, or a basketball lover, there are plenty of apps to stay in the game and stay in the loop. Check out 10 of the best basketball apps for iOS & Android below. 10 of the Best Basketball Apps for iOS & Android The Athletic The Athletic – $4.99/monthly with …

Teenager playing tennis on green court

Tennis players and coaches, grab your phones and start the download. Stay in shape, stay in the know, and stay connected with any of these fabulous finds. Check out 10 of the best tennis apps for iOS & Android below. 10 of the Best Tennis Apps for iOS & Android TNNS Live Grand Slams, ATP, …

Father and son standing in field surrounded by cherry blossoms

Helping support your children’s mental health is just as important as supporting their physical health. In a world of continuous stimulation and 24/7 media, it’s important that you are well aware of the state of their minds and whether there is friction or difference throughout their days, as well as what to do to make …

Young skateboarder performing stunt in skate park

Anxiety affects many people, but it can be particularly volatile and crippling amongst our teenagers. Teens face pressure at every turn of their lives—often before they’ve developed enough skill and confidence to handle it all. Throw in the additional pressure of competitive sports and you can end up with a nasty combination of factors bubbling …

Child kicking orange soccer ball on athletic field

Being an athlete comes with many benefits. Discipline, exercise habits, sportsmanship, teamwork, and even strategy are just some of the positive contributions that being active in the sports world can bring to an individual. But, even with the seemingly infinite amount of pros, there are still a few cons to be found. And sometimes, they’re …

A view of a grey sports bag on a bench in a room

Eventually, all sports or gym bags will need a good cleansing. Whether they’ve seen every dugout in the southeast or it hits the weights with your athlete Monday through Friday, there’s going to come a time that it will need to be thrown into the wash – or at least given a good hand bathing. …

kids stay safe on one wheel

Our kids are on the go. We push them to be independent movers and shakers. First, with their own two legs, and then, eventually, as a no-training-wheels-needed bike rider. But now, more than ever, there are so many other options for them to try, practice, master, and be off cruising the neighborhood on. And that’s …

treating minor bumps and bruises on kids

Years ago at my daughter’s yearly well-check appointment, the doctor said, “Her legs are covered in bruises, she must be doing something right!” I paused and looked at him questioningly. He laughed, “It just means she’s playing. She’s running. She’s falling and getting back up.” And that’s what kids do. Whether they’re the tiniest athletes …

Boys playing hockey

As a parent, the number one thing we want for our kids is to keep them safe. While sports can be a great activity for kids, it can also be dangerous—especially contact sports. We’re not saying no to these activities, but parents should know about potential injuries and concerns associated with certain sports. Here are …

10 Laundry Hacks Perfect for Sports Moms

When you have kids, stains are just a part of the daily routine. Throw sports into the mix, and those stains become even more regular than before – let alone the odor issues. But have no fear, there are plenty of tips and tricks to get our moms (and dads) through each load of their …

Children playing soccer

Summertime means that there is an influx of time spent outside and most of our calendars are covered with game times, practices, sports nutrition schedules, and more! With this fun though, can come concern of too much exposure to those UV rays shining down on the kids. Consistent sunburns are not good for long-term skin …

ebikes for under $1000 for kids

No family has to shell out extra-large bouts of their bank account to upgrade their child’s bicycle. In fact, there are plenty of electric bikes that have every bell and whistle (and safety feature) you could want but without a price tag that just doesn’t make sense. We have taken your little ones’ biking to …