Help Child Develop Sportsmanship

After having fun and keeping fit, one of the most important reasons to play a sport is to develop good sportsmanship. How can you help your child develop good sportsmanship? Here are a few ideas. Keep in mind that teaching … Continue reading

Performance-Enhancing Drugs and Your Teen Athlete

Each year there are famous athletes that are paraded across the news for using performance-enhancing drugs. Unfortunately, there are so many young athletes that look up to them. Many follow in their idol’s footsteps and begin using these drugs as … Continue reading

Teens: Steroids and Sports

Sports are the lifeblood of most high schools. Parents, students and the athletes themselves get behind their favorite teams. Additionally, talent on the field can translate into scholarship money for students who really need it. But, how good do you … Continue reading

Side Effects of Steroids

Steroids, such as anabolic steroids, have been used for years by athletes who want to enhance their performance. They are illegal owing to their dangerous side effects on the human body. Even though steroid use is banned and not recommended, … Continue reading

Pool Party Water Games

Splashing and jumping in the pool can be can be fun; but, when you add water games, you take fun to a whole new level! Kids and adults can play together and some games are appropriate for kids to play … Continue reading

Kids Pool Games for One

Sometimes there just isn’t someone to play with in the pool. Whether your child is an “only child” and in your backyard pool or your children’s friends just haven’t arrived at the local pool , it’s important that he or … Continue reading

Should You Drop the Kids Off at the Pool or Stay?

Many parents who spent time at the pool unsupervised as children aren’t so sure they should do the same for their own kids.  Of course, every family is different and children vary in age and skill level. Some families have … Continue reading

Parents Health and Safety Concerns About Public Pools

Public swimming pools are fun places where kids and adults can play, exercise, and socialize during the summer. Indoor pools, have an added advantage since you can swim all year round. Whether the pool is of the outdoor or indoor … Continue reading