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Less Than Half of American Children Get Enough Sleep Each Night. How Do We Fix It?

How much sleep is enough for children? According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, nine hours a night is the magic number. New research pre...

Do Kindergartners Really Need 30 Minutes of Homework a Night?

Do kindergartners really need homework? If you polled most Americans, the answer would likely be a resounding no. Yet a 2015 study found that Ameri...

Why Many Young Athletes Struggle to 'Play Physical'

In a recent piece, we outlined why roughhousing is one of the best activities for a child's developing brain and body, and how unfortunately, opportun...

How Heavy Is Too Heavy for a Kid's Backpack?

With screen time at an all-time high and unrestricted outdoor play at an all-time low, kids' posture is worse than ever. One other factor causing m...

Chad Johnson on Coaching His Middle School Track Star Daughter: 'You are a Child, Have Fun'

Cha'iel Johnson might be the fastest middle schooler in America. The 13-year-old track star from Miami, Florida has won three consecutive gold meda...