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The speedy physical and psychological changes that children undergo from birth through adolescence often leave parents and caregivers wondering how best to engage and help them. The process of child development can include everything from sensory awareness and fine motor skills to language and socialization ability.
Young children need 10 to 11 hours of sleep, experts say. Problems with little ones and sleep often occur when early bedtimes are not strictly enforced. And children with ADHD often suffer from sleep problems.
Sports—particularly school and professional sports—are more than just fun and games and entertainment for the masses. Athletes, coaches, parents, and fans are drawn to the training, focus, discipline, loyalty, competitiveness, identity, and individual and team performances that are hallmarks of sports culture.