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Proof That Chinese Grandparents Are More Athletic Than You

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sheehan | Posted 09.18.2014 | World

BEIJING -- No treadmills, no iPods and no sweat-wicking fabrics. No protein shakes, no hot yoga and no Fitbit. Armed with just jungle gym equipment an...

Why Safer Playgrounds Might Not Be Better For Kids

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.18.2014 | Parents

A Washington University in St. Louis study determined that urban public school children get more exercise when spending recess outside, rather than in...

Are Monkey Bars Too Dangerous For Playgrounds?

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 10.18.2012 | Parents

Written for Slate by Dan Kois I didn’t expect to be one of those parents who has opinions about playground equipment. Before we moved to the subu...

Girl Breaks Arm In Fall, School Doesn't Call 911

Posted 09.22.2012 | Education

The mother of a 9-year-old Massachusetts girl is fuming after Veterans Memorial School personnel failed to call 911 following her daughter’s fall fr...

The 7 Best Gym-Free Workout Routines

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 09.25.2011 | College
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

A gym membership was out of the question; the price of a month-long membership to anywhere is INSANE, and I didn't have a way to get there anyway. So I came up with my own routines.