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826 NYC: The Brooklyn Superhero Supply Company's Secret (Literacy) Weapon
by Mike Kirwan - October 13, 2010

The Brooklyn Superhero Supply Company in Park Slope houses the non-profit 826 NYC - together, these organizations lead local children in the fight against crime and poor grammar.


How to Prepare Your Family for Ocean Swimming
by Mike Kirwan - June 23, 2010

Consult our tips before you head to the shore this summer, and be confident that your children are prepared for swimming in the ocean.


Kids and Baseball: Batter Up, But Put the Accent on Fun
by Mike Kirwan - April 14, 2010

The pressure to perform in a sport like baseball, even in Little League, can cause some players to neglect learning the basic skills. Read advice from the experts on how to help your child excel in baseball while still having fun.


How to Get Kids Involved in College Basketball's March Madness
by Mike Kirwan - March 10, 2010

This year, make March Madness fun for the whole family by getting children involved in the NCAA college basketball championship tournament. Read on for tips on how to celebrate the madness in a kid-friendly way, from family bracket-making to helping kids choose a team to cheer for.


The Rise of Youth Ice Hockey
by Mike Kirwan - January 20, 2010

Once limited to northern lakeside communities and wealthy prep schoolers, ice hockey is becoming increasingly accessible to families living in the city and suburbs. Read on for tips on how to test the (frozen) waters with your kids and a list of rinks in the Manhattan area.


The Rise of Youth Ice Hockey
by Mike Kirwan - January 20, 2010

Once limited to northern lakeside communities and wealthy prep schoolers, ice hockey is becoming increasingly accessible to families living in the city and suburbs. Read on for tips on how to test the (frozen) waters with your kids and a list of rinks in the Queens area.


The Rise of Youth Ice Hockey
by Mike Kirwan - January 20, 2010

Once limited to northern lakeside communities and wealthy prep schoolers, ice hockey is becoming increasingly accessible to families living in the city and suburbs. Read on for tips on how to test the (frozen) waters with your kids and a list of rinks in the Westchester County area.


The Rise of Youth Ice Hockey
by Mike Kirwan - January 20, 2010

Once limited to northern lakeside communities and wealthy prep schoolers, ice hockey is becoming increasingly accessible to families living in the city and suburbs. Read on for tips on how to test the (frozen) waters with your kids and a list of rinks in the Rockland County area.


The Rise of Youth Ice Hockey
by Mike Kirwan - January 20, 2010

Once limited to northern lakeside communities and wealthy prep schoolers, ice hockey is becoming increasingly accessible to families living in the city and suburbs. Read on for tips on how to test the (frozen) waters with your kids and a list of rinks in the Fairfield County area.


The Rise of Youth Ice Hockey
by Mike Kirwan - January 20, 2010

Once limited to northern lakeside communities and wealthy prep schoolers, ice hockey is becoming increasingly accessible to families living in the city and suburbs. Read on for tips on how to test the (frozen) waters with your kids and a list of rinks in the Nassau County area.


The Rise of Youth Ice Hockey
by Mike Kirwan - January 20, 2010

Once limited to northern lakeside communities and wealthy prep schoolers, ice hockey is becoming increasingly accessible to families living in the city and suburbs. Read on for tips on how to test the (frozen) waters with your kids and a list of rinks in the Suffolk County area.


The Rise of Youth Ice Hockey
by Mike Kirwan - January 20, 2010

Once limited to northern lakeside communities and wealthy prep schoolers, ice hockey is becoming increasingly accessible to families living in the city and suburbs. Read on for tips on how to test the (frozen) waters with your kids and a list of rinks in the Brooklyn area.


The Rise of Youth Ice Hockey
by Mike Kirwan - January 20, 2010

Once limited to northern lakeside communities and wealthy prep schoolers, ice hockey is becoming increasingly accessible to families living in the city and suburbs. Read on for tips on how to test the (frozen) waters with your kids and a list of rinks in your area.


Where To: Basketball in Your Backyard - NY, CT, and Long Island
by Mike Kirwan - December 15, 2009

Once all of the baseball and football gear is put away for the season, gyms across the region begin filling up with competitive basketball games in family-friendly settings. If you can't make it to a pro game, check out these other opportunities to catch quality basketball for a fraction of the price and hassle.


Can Family and Football Get Equal Play Time on Thanksgiving?
by Mike Kirwan - November 18, 2009

Thanksgiving seems to represent two tenets of American life: food and football. Here are some tips on how to integrate them both into your holiday tradition.


How to Tackle Your Child's Football Fears
by Mike Kirwan - October 15, 2009

Watching your kids run out onto the playing field for the first time can be a nerve-wracking experience no matter what sport they’re playing. But the anxiety that comes with allowing a young son or daughter to gear up and step onto the football field is enough to give the coolest of parents a panic attack. Nonetheless, generations of children have tugged at shirttails, pleading for the chance to engage in some sanctioned rough play, and many parents give in whether they are ready or not.


The Lure of Soccer
by Mike Kirwan - September 16, 2009

Mike Kirwan outlines some reasons for the American shift towards the world's favorite sport.


Kids' Physicals For School Sports!
by Mike Kirwan - August 20, 2009

Most sports injuries are preventable through proper instruction, supervision, and equipment. The place to start is with a thorough sports physical examination!


Fun on the Water in the NY Region
by Mike Kirwan - June 16, 2009

We spend most of our time on an island or alongside rivers and lakes. Here's how to have fun with the water around us.


How To Keep Kids Healthy at Camp
by Mike Kirwan - March 06, 2009

Summer camp is a place to release all of the pent-up energy from the school year, and an increase in physical activity can lead to a spike in risks. But keeping kids healthy at camp doesn't require knowledge of the latest medical journals — just a good dose of common sense.


The Yellow School Bus is the Greener Choice
by Mike Kirwan - September 03, 2008

The less buses have to fight for the roads and school driveways, the smoother the commute is for the entire student body. This year, however, as gas prices approach the $5 mark, more and more parents finally seem to be open to the idea of busing, and the prospect of saving a few dollars on gas.



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