School-Age Multiples

Letting Go for College

graduationAll animals grow up and leave the nest. They go through their playful phase, practice adulthood, and then are on their own. Human children just play longer and their parents worry more. When children are ready for college, parents want that last time at home to […]

Exercise Good for Bodies and Minds: Study

kids exerciseWe know exercise benefits children’s growing bodies. But a study originally published in 2014 finds that exercise may help children’s minds too.

Researchers randomly assigned 221 children, aged 7 to 9, to either an after-school program with plenty of physical activity or a wait-list […]

Unsupervised Play Can Benefit Kids

kids in group“It’s the kind of play we all remember from childhood — climbing trees, riding your bike fast, roaming the neighborhood with no direct adult supervision,” explained lead researcher Mariana Brussoni, an assistant professor at the University of British Columbia’s School of Population […]

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