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Amazing Kid: Kyle & Garrett Weiss

Amazing Kids Garrett (l.) and Kyle (r.) Weiss spreading the gift of soccer near Gulu in Uganda. Credit: FUNDaFIELD
Amazing Kid: Kyle Weiss Age: 18 Grade: 12th Home Town: Danville, Calif. School: Monta Vista High School, Danville, Calif....
A trip to the Wold Cup in 2006 inspired the brothers to build soccer fields in Africa.

Father's Day Gift Idea: Fair Trade Soccer Balls

Kick it out of the stadium with this year's Father's Day gift. Credit: Fair Trade Sports
Goooaaalll! Is your dad wrapped up in World Cup fever? If he's like many of the dads we know, he's probably in a fútbol frenzy this week. Lucky f...

Goal! Spanish Soccer Team Plays 200 Children and Doesn't Even Let Them Win

Spanish soccer team Athletic Bilbao played a charity game against 200 children earlier this week. Lucky for us, some of the 20,000 fans in attendance were kind enough to post videos of the "football" game, as it's called over there, to YouTube. ...

Soccer Injuries Affect Boys and Girls In Different Ways, Report Finds

Concussion rates in soccer players are similar to those ice hockey and football players. Credit: Getty Images
What sort of injury is your child likely to suffer on the soccer field? That all depends. In boys, ankle injuries are the most common. F...

Teen Soccer Star Loses Leg When Friend Hits Her With Car

A 17-year-old soccer star who lost her leg in a freak car accident says she doesn't harbor any ill will toward the friend who hit her, and her fight to heal is inspiring her family, friends and even some celebrity athletes. According to th...

British Soccer Star Has Ultrasound Party

Coleen and Wayne Rooney shared their ultrasound with friends and family. Credit: X17online
For most, childbirth and everything leading up to it is a private affair. For others, it's a public display of affection. Wayne and Coleen Rooney, a f...

Kids and Extracurriculars - When Do You Let Them Quit?

When kids are ready to quit, do you let them?. Photo: sxc.hu
Extracurricular activities are a child's way of trying out new things and figuring out what fits. Dance, at our house, is one activity that never changes -- the kids look forward to ...

Travel Soccer, Perfect Parents, and More - Links We Love

Travel sports are a huge commitment, both for families and for kids. Can you see yourself as a travel team parent, or are rec leagues more your speed? -- On Parenting Worried you're not a perfect mother? You can stop worrying, because she doesn...

DailyDish - The Unprepared Parent

What do I leave the house without? Practically everything. Learn from my mistakes and be prepared....

Genetic Test Tells You What Sports Your Kid Should Play

It's basketball season at my house, which means lots of playing H-O-R-S-E in the driveway with my sons. I have one child who is a natural athlete, at least at the sports he has tried so far, and one who loves the social aspects of playing on a team b...

David Beckham set to launch kids books

Soccer superstar David Beckham is set to launch a series of books aimed at getting kids to read through soccer. These days, Beckham is known as much for his celebrity lifestyle and products that carry his name as he is for his Euro football moves. In...

Soccer Goal Nets - Product Recall

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of about 190,000 MacGregor Folding Soccer Goals and Mitre Folding Soccer Goals. The knotted flexible openings in the nets can pose a head and neck entrapment hazard or even a strang...

Victoria Beckham "too busy" for more children

Let's set the record straight. Apparently there were some rumors out there that Victoria Beckham was keen on having additional children. Well, according to Posh Spice herself she doesn't want any more kids. While there was a time Victoria would'...

School backflips on cartwheel ban

An Australian school who recently banned cartwheels may be reversing its decision. Both parents and children protested after cartwheels, somersaults and other gymnastics were banned during recess. According to the school, safety was at the the he...

Extracurricular activities - How much is too much?

My older daughter's soccer coach called last night. I groaned when he told me he'd set soccer practices for the same day of the week that my daughter has dance. Now, one evening a week, she'll go from one dance class to the other, then directly to so...

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