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Source: http://parenting.blog.austin360.com/2015/08/26/are-kids-playing-anymore-study-sa...

A new study from the folks at Let’s Play, reveals that once kids hit age 9, they stop playing as often. The survey asked parents if their children play every single day: 65 percent said their 3-year-olds do, 50 percent for 4-year-olds, 56 percent for 5-year-olds, 55 percent for 6-year-olds, 61...

Source: http://www.dallasnews.com/news/community-news/best-southwest/headlines/20150716-...

After sharing a space with another organization for eight years, the West Oak Cliff charter school La Academia de Estrellas finally received its own campus in January. But it was missing one critical element that superintendent and founder Lorraine Mantei knew would greatly aid the students’...

Source: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2015/07/12/does-your-kid-need-fitness-tracker.html

Fitness trackers continue to be a hot ticket item for adults looking to lose weight and get in shape, and the trend is here to stay. In fact, the wearables market will grow 35 percent over the next five years, a recent report by BI Intelligence found. And just like smartphones and tablets geared...

Source: http://parenting.blogs.nytimes.com/?s=See%20Your%20Children%20Leading%20Healthy%...

Are our children really leading the healthy lives we think they are? In recent weeks, research studies have shown that our preschoolers aren’t very active in preschool, and that young dancers do little actual dancing during their dance classes. Other studies show a similar lack of activity during...

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