Making Sleep the “Good Guy” + MORE

Making Sleep the “Good Guy” + MORE
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Science Experiments for Kids: Making Learning Fun + MORE

Whether or not you have a budding ecologist, neuroscientist, or engineer, all children gain important abilities when parents support and encourage doing at-home science experiments. For kids of all ages, the benefits are enormous. Doing science projects helps develop a child’s resourcefulness, par.... More »
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Bone Bruise: What It Is And How It’s Managed

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: A bone is a living tissue with a blood supply, and impact to the bone can cause bruising in the bone’s interior Bone bruises are diagnosed on MRI scan Bone bruise.... More »
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5 Mistakes (some) Parents Make When Praising Their Picky Eater + MORE

Guest Post from Feeding Specialist, Melanie Potuck What’s parenting got to do with raising a healthy eater?  Everything. Now, that’s not to say that kids become picky eaters because of “bad” parenting. When I teach classes around the United States, the audience learns that kids with ser.... More »
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How to Help Athletes Who Stop Trying or Give Up

Is Your Young Athlete a Perfectionist? A young athlete asks: “I’m 14 years old and have been playing tennis since I was 5. But 2 years ago I started to go to an academy. And at the same time I started to play tournaments. One of my coaches calls me a bull because I’m always so stu.... More »
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Keep Smiling

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Be careful with loose teeth. A dentist should evaluate a player with a loose tooth before the player can return to play. This player may need to be fitted for a .... More »
 Youth Leaguers Beware:  Social Media Can Ruin Your Life
 By Doug Abrams
Are you a high schooler who wants to attend a good college, perhaps on an academic or athletic scholarship? Are you a collegian who wants to remain in good standing? Want to attend graduate school afterwards? Want to land a good job before or after college? Want to earn a military commission? Want to hold a professional license that requires proof of good character? When your hair turns gray years from now, will you want to encourage your own children and grandchildren to follow your life’s example?
This column concerns one way to help assure that these and other worthwhile lifelong goals remain difficult, and perhaps impossible, to achieve – use social media to harass classmates or others…

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One in three young Australian athletes who undergo ACL surgery re-injure the same knee within 15 years, according to research presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Specialty Day in March 2015.

Examining the long-term success of surgery for patients aged 18 years and younger, Australian researchers found that, although nearly seven out of ten of the athletes reported returning to their pre-injury level of activity following ACL reconstruction, 31% sustained a further injury after at least 15 years…

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Making Sleep the “Good Guy”

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How to help kids build a positive relationship to sleep
As a parent, how do you feel about sleep? Is it something to look forward to? An activity you value like good food and regular exercise? A treat you’d like to have more of?

The answer is probably yes to all of the above—we grown ups welcome the chance to sleep!

Unfortunately, our kids often don’t get that message…

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I’m all for going on trips with your kids, but the GUILT TRIP is one you need to avoid as much as possible. You see, we parents are really really good at this. We make snide, or even subtle comments that are intended to poke our kids a bit and make them feel guilty for not…Read More

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