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Now displaying: March, 2016
Mar 14, 2016

Shauna Bear (mom of 2) and Lana Lingelbach (mom of 3) talk kids and sport. Hear their take on:

  • picking activities for your kids
  • what kids get out of sport (besides physical activity)
  • what to do when kids want to quit
  • sport sampling vs. specialization

Both moms have kids involved in competitive sport (hockey and gymnastics). Hear how they make it work for their families, what they think about sport specialization and their thoughts on long-term athlete development.

Our mom panel also weighs in on recent online posts, including:

For more information about keeping kids active, visit www.saskatchewaninmotion.ca.

 

Mar 11, 2016

Led by host Tenille Lafontaine, our panel of moms took to the stage at Regina's Amazing Family Expo. Holly Gustafson (mom of 5), Diane Ell (mom of 2) and Catherine Gryba (mom of 3, including NHLer Eric Gryba) chat about:

  • managing screen time with black out periods, parental control software and more
  • walking to school
  • kids and sport, including the question of quitting
  • bubble wrapping our kids to keep them safe
  • the importance of unstructured play

For more ideas and inspiration, visit saskatchewaninmotion.ca.

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