What After-School Activities Are Right for My Child?
Do you have a school-aged kiddo that is ready for some after-school activities? Trying to decide which one is the right fit can be tricky, but it doesn’t have to be stressful if you can keep in mind a few criteria to help you find the right activity.
16 Fun & Successful Church Youth Group Icebreaker Games
If you need ideas for a great icebreaker for your youth group, look no further than this list. You'll find 16 that are good for all group sizes and ages and are sure to get your group together in no time.
Easy Steps to Becoming a Better Youth Baseball Coach
Coaching youth baseball is not as easy as it may seem. You can find yourself in a lot of bad situations if you are not well prepared. This article brings to light common problems first-time youth baseball coaches (including myself) have faced and how to avoid them.
Benched by the Coach in Youth Sports
Is it unfair for coaches to bench children who try their best but perform poorly? Would it be unfair for a coach to lose that position if they try unsuccessfully to train a child to perform well? What happens to a child's psyche when they are sidelined more than their teammates?
GSA and Jason Kenney: Let's Keep Kids Safe, Not Exposed
Kenney's "extremist" view is not reflective of everyone.
Why You Should Enroll Your Child in Extracurricular Activities Early On
When should you start your child in an extracurricular activity? How do you know which one to pick? We'll outline some of the signs your child is ready, and how to determine what activity to start.
Daisy Girl Scouts: Earning the Respect Authority Petal
Ideas to engage girl scouts as they learn what it means to respect authority and earn their magenta daisy petal
Daisy Girl Scouts: Earning the Courageous and Strong Petal
Ideas to engage girls as they learn to be courageous and strong.
Daisy Girl Scouts: Earning the Friendly and Helpful Petal
Ideas to engage girls as they learn how to be friendly and helpful.
Daisy Girl Scout Activities for Earning the Honest and Fair Petal
I'm sharing with you some activity ideas to help girls earn their Daisy petal for "Honest and Fair," including games, crafts, trips, and songs.
Little League Baseball Practice Plans: Fun Youth Baseball Fielding Drills
Little league baseball coaches, here are a few fielding drills to keep your baseball practice plans fun and productive along with some tips on arm soreness and field prep.
What Is the Correct Placement for Girl Scout Badges?
Learn where Girl Scout badges, patches, and pins should go on a vest or sash, and discover why they go there.
How to be a Baseball Parent: Tips for Little League and Beyond
Parents and other adults involved in Little League baseball should consider and adhere to a code of conduct that keeps the game positive and educational for all children involved. If your child plays baseball, here is what to expect.
How to Teach Little League Baseball Youth Signals and Signs
Little League is a great way for our youth to participate in an organized sport and make new friends. Communication is a big part of baseball and signs are used to tell players what to do.
12+ Games to Play with Kids in a Gym: Youth Group, P.E., or Therapy
This is an extensive list of games you can play with kids in the gym. Directions, tips, and videos are included to help you get the game set up and the kids playing.
How to Survive Your Child’s First Year as a Competitive Swimmer
Tonight I found myself in a parent meeting for first year swim parents. This is actually my daughter’s second year, but the swim team she was on last year did not have parent meetings, so I wanted to see what I could learn. I was impressed. If our...
Choosing the Right Music Instrument for Your Child's Personality
Nine children out of ten could succeed in learning how to play a music instrument if they chose an instrument that suits their personality.
The Benefits of Drama Classes for Children
When you consider drama clubs and classes for children, what conclusions do you draw? Do you think of a room full of confident, extrovert young people with ruthless ambitions for Hollywood or television? Has your own child expressed an interest in...
What Kind of Equipment Will My High School Pole Vaulter Need?
Is your child thinking of becoming a pole vaulter? Here are some things you should know that will help you make your child safer and more successful. Find out what it will cost you too!
13 Ways to Prepare for Your Daughter's First Beauty Pageant
Entering your child in her first beauty pageant is a big deal. If you're new to pageantry, you'll find these tips helpful to direct her on the road to success.
Girl Scout Wide Game to Celebrate Juliette Low's Birthday
Learn how to organize a Girl Scout wide game. A fun wide game for any event, but an especially good game event to celebrate Juliette Low's birthday.