As of 2009, children aged eight to 18 were spending more than seven and a half hours a day with non-school related technology. That, according to Kaiser Foundation research. With the increased prevalence of smartphones, tablets and portable video games that number is likely even higher today.
Programs like Healthy LifeStars encourage kids to get and stay active for a lifetime. A well integrated exercise program, combined with healthy eating choices, can alter the quality of a lifetime for a child.
How can you help paint a brighter picture of the years ahead for a young person?