You would think that every wanna-be tech billionaire would be designing apps and video games that will help keep kids physically active and promote exercise. After all, parents are more than willing to buy games that keep their children entertained and encourage fitness as well. Unfortunately, Silicon Valley is more concerned with the easy route […]
The statistics are staggering. Only one out of every three children in the U.S. spends time being physically active each day. Less that fifty percent of the time that kids spend in P.E. class or sports practice involves enough activity to be considered exercise. And, children and teens spend an average of seven or more […]
Most youngsters want to play awesome battle games for kids that involve some level of roughhousing. But as parents we have to make sure they are on the safe side. Yin and yang, you know? Luckily there are many games out there that include fun physical play but that are safe. We’ll take a look […]
Being a teenager seems to be synonymous with being tired and grumpy. Studies show that teens need between eight and ten hours of sleep each night, but most don’t get it. In fact, two out of every three teens is sleep deprived, and that’s just not healthy. Sleep is like fuel for their growing brains […]
What’s the best gift to give a teen boy? That’s a tough question. Choosing the best games for teenagers is always a challenge. If you’re a parent, then you know that they don’t need anymore attitude. They think they already have all the answers, so they don’t need those. And, they definitely don’t need more […]
We are very proud to announce that our glow in the dark swimming game set, “Starlight Swimming Games“, has received an outstanding review from Tricia Fandrey, the blogger for the popular blog The Night Owl Mama. Here is a short quote from the review: “Kids couldn’t wait to drive down to grab them [the glow in […]
Being a strong swimmer is an essential skill and one that many parents, especially those with pools, care about developing in their children. Swim lessons are important and swimming for a school or city swim team is beneficial too, but one of the best ways to promote strong swimming is by incorporating fun pool activities […]
The best running games for kids are the ones that are fun and improve the fitness of the little whippersnappers. There’s no rule against getting exercise while having a blast. Most younger kids love running anyway. But older kids seem to slack off once they find out they can lounge on the couch all day if they want.
That sounds familiar.
Ah, yes. As an adult, I felt the same way for a couple decades. Until I realized I was about 35 pounds over my high school weight. I decided to try running once again. And I hated it, for a good six months! But I stuck with it and fell in love with it. It erased my stress, made me feel energetic, and helped me get back to 165 pounds.