In today’s electronic world, it’s harder and harder to get kids playing the “old fashioned” way – outside, riding bikes. I know I’m constantly limiting time on the DS, Wii, computer, etc and trying to push more exercise-related activities to help keep my kids active and encouraging their gross-and fine-motor development. Recently I was introduced … [Read more...]

A balance bike gets your child ready for a two wheeler and also teaches balance, coordination and steering.  We're big fans of  Prince Lionheart's balanceBIKE ($84.99), which has rubber hand grips, a 100% birchwood frame, 12 " rubber tires and a height adjustable, padded seat. You'll have to put it together -- my husband was able to do it … [Read more...]