Most common sports related injuries? Wow, #2 was surprising!

Do you know how many kids are treated for sports related injuries in emergency rooms? Based on a Johns Hopkins medicine article, we put together this graphic that shows the number of sports related injuries that were treated in emergency rooms. While football continues to make news, there are other sports that result in many injuries Read more…

Beyond hot cocoa: warm beverage recipes for winter! #foodfriday

If you’re tired of Swiss Miss or Lipton, we’ve rounded up the best warm beverage recipes for every tastebud. From golden milk to mexican hot chocolate, try one of these this weekend! Dr. Weil’s Golden Milk Recipe Ingredients: 2 cups light, unsweetened coconut milk 1/2 tablespoon peeled and grated fresh ginger 1 tablespoon peeled and Read more…

Holiday sports camps: aka where to send your kids when you need a break.

Whether you have to work over the break, or you need a break, there are many holiday sports camps for kids on Long Island. Holiday sports camps also provide kids with the opportunity to try something new, like obstacle training or Ninja Warrior, or brush up on skills before trying out for a spring school Read more…

So your kids want to be figure skating kids? Here’s everything you need to know.

HEY, FIGURE SKATING KIDS! One of the most popular Winter Olympics sports, figure skating combines grace, dance and sheer athleticism. To boot, skaters perform precarious leaps and twirls while skating on ice. The competition Every winter Olympics thousands of households across the US watch figure skating. We’re all familiar with watching individuals compete. There are Read more…

Want to try curling? We’ve got Long Island’s curling club for your kids and you.

Curling is one of the fastest growing Winter Olympics sports. Fortunately, Long Island kids can try the sport through the Long Island local curling club. While some states may have a local luge or ski slope, Long Islanders will have to leave the island to access many of the winter olympics’ sports such as skiing, Read more…

Free cardiac screening for athletes in Grades 9-12. Should your child get tested?

Should your child take advantage of one of the cardiac screening tests? By now you’ve seen the social media posts offering free student athlete screenings at St. Francis. We did the legwork.. There is some controversy over whether these tests are necessary. What we’ve found is that 1 in 80,000 student athletes die each year Read more…

This gluten free waffle recipe is so easy & delicious!

This gluten free waffle recipe makes waffles that are so delicious that people will ask for them even if they aren’t on a gluten-free diet! Classic gluten free waffle recipe 1 cup Bob’s Red Mill 1 to 1 Baking Flour 1 teaspoon baking powder Pinch of salt 1 packet or 1 teaspoon sugar and 1 Read more…

Actually, this is the best student athlete story you need to know. Reggie Ho.

Reggie Ho is a great student athlete role model. What sport he played isn’t as important as what he brought to the game and to his studies. A tireless work ethic combined with perseverance allowed him to achieve two of his dreams: playing for Notre Dame and becoming a surgeon. Ho was featured in a Read more…