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Sports and Hobbies

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Use your skills, your kids' talents or pair up your interests to find ways to spend time together.
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Summer camps prepare young athletes physically and socially for upcoming season
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Support your child’s Olympic dream with these steps
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The popularity of cheerleading may be on the rise, but so are cheer-related injuries. You'll want to read this before you sign your kid up for the squad
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Youth mixed martial arts is on the rise, but do its lessons of discipline and confidence outweigh its risks? Plus: What kids learn from athletes who play through injuries
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Cheating. Concussions. Coaches behaving badly. When it comes to sports and our kids, are the negatives starting to outweigh the positives?
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In her mother’s eyes, quitting competitive gymnastics made one girl a true winner
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It's that time of the year: sport team tryouts. And your kiddo just has to see her name on that roster. Here's how to help.
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Anyone with a sibling can speak to how competitive brothers and sisters can get. These sports rivals play out their family drama on the field. Plus, how to handle competition between your kids.
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A skilled outdoorsman writes about fishing with his 4-year-old son, and the family bond they found at the end of a hook.
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Lance Armstrong is about to admit to a mistake—a big, huge, prime time, Oprah-worthy mistake—and our children can be the ones most affected by his fall.
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One evening, my wife and I asked Jackson what sport he wanted to play this year. “I think I’d like to do football,” he said. “Okay, we’ll look into it,” I replied...
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The latest news from The American Academy of Pediatrics on youth sports injuries
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Wipe the Buffalo wing sauce off your cheeks, and check out my four-point plan to bring the sexy back to Super Bowl Sunday.
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Three- and 4-year-olds playing team sports? Some experts think they should skip pee wee sports and stick to the playground.
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Great sports books for your little athlete
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We show you how to make 7 sports-themed birthday cakes step by step—including a baseball mitt, golf course, basketball and more by Karen Tack, photos by Kenneth Chen
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How kids' athletics have gotten too serious - and what parents can do to help
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Keep your little athlete safe from injury with these simple warm-ups
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If your child is hooked on watching sports, make the most of his hobby
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Want your child to love sports? Here's what this baseball legend (and author of the new book Parenting Young Athletes the Ripken Way) told...
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All it took was the right coach to change how Jennifer Casey, 12, of Lafayette, CA, felt about sports. Unathletic until her parents coaxed her into...
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Your child is dying to play hockey  -- but does he really have time? Is he ready? Will you have to make a major investment just to get him...