Children learn by example, and it seems they are taking on the poor sleeping habits of adults. Over the last two decades, national polls show that both adults and children are not getting recommended amounts of sleep.
Skin infections can sound scary, but while they are often contagious, most are not serious. They are fairly easy to treat and even easier to prevent – as long as everyone involved is aware of what to do and what to look for.
Mouth and dental injuries in sports are relatively common. With all the arms, elbows and other projectiles—pucks and balls, even bats and sticks—flying around, young athletes are bound to get struck in the mouth eventually.
KidSports Magazine is a guide for parents of young athletes. The magazine offers parents useful tips on such topics as nutrition, sports equipment, training, saving money, medical advice, rules, sports and school, sports education, scholarships and just about any other issue you can think of for parents of younger kids involved in sports.