Raising Successful Boys Isn’t Hard — Just Let Them Be Active

But It Doesn’t Stop With Education.

a kid with his hand raised in class
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Loic Venance
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Loic Venance

There is a serious concern, and research, to support that the lack of physical activity in a child’s life will lead to long term physical and mental health issues. Angela Hanscom, a pediatric therapist, found that a lot of children have been told that many of the activities that keep them active aren’t safe.

Children would explain to her that they had monkey bars that they weren’t allowed to use, they couldn’t play in any wooded areas, and were even forbidden to play in the snow.