Topic: Good old-fashioned horseplay and why every kid needs it.
Issues: Why physical play is important and how it benefits children; easy ways to get started; specific advice on roughhousing games that any dad or mom can do with kids of every age; safety issues.
Topic: How play, physical activity and free time create a successful child.
Issues: New research shows it’s the free time spent interacting with the world that helps boost creativity, confidence, and resourceful problem-solving skills. At young ages, highly competitive activities can interfere with kids’ natural development.
Topic: How teens lose weight and keep it off – and what they wish their parents knew.
Issues: There is no one size fits all prescription for teenage weight loss but a variety of strategies that make a difference.100 formerly overweight teens tell how they lost the weight.