Give the Gift Kids Will ‘Die’ For (adult supervision discouraged)

The force is strong in these two! The force of fun, that is. You want to know their secret? NO adults told them to do it. I took this very same die (in gender-neutral lime green) into the fourth grade … Continue reading

Parent Delusional Disorder: the Seven Word Recovery Program

I just love to watch you play! That’s what I want my kids to know. That’s what I came for. Not to show you off. Not for bragging rights. Not even to celebrate when you win, although that’s nice when … Continue reading

Physical Literacy, the Long Term Investment We Make in Our Kids

Kids are expensive these days, aren’t they? Toys, games, school supplies, activities, classes, technology and fashion. We want to give our children the best of things, but replacing the $100 graphing calculator three times because they can’t find the last … Continue reading

Movement is Natural for Healthy Children

The toddler was bee-bopping in the seat of that BJs shopping cart, perfectly in rhythm with the music piped quietly, unobtrusively, barely perceptibly through the speakers into our shopping experience. And the young mom was dancing along as they cruised … Continue reading

Are Fitness and Fun Important to Your Kid?

All kids will be healthy if Fit2Finish has its way and they’ll have fun doing it. It shouldn’t be a chore or a ‘work’out. We believe in fitness that’s fun for every body, even for elite athletes with performance on … Continue reading

Do you know what your children are doing for exercise?

“Many American youngsters are not getting enough physical activity and parents are failing to make their children’s health a priority, according to a new study,” reports msnbc.msn.com. Nothing new here. The article goes on to say, “research by the YMCA, which … Continue reading

The Beautiful Game, Beautifully Played

How many of us have watched in amazement and disgust this week as Elizabeth Lambert of the University of New Mexico women’s soccer team assaulted players from Brigham Young University’s team?  First, pulling a player down by her ponytail, then … Continue reading