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Fall 2010


Botsford HealthSource Magazine

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Encouraging Your Child to Get in the Game

Sports are a fun way to keep kids more active. Sports participation also boosts confidence and teaches cooperation and discipline. But, if your child doesn’t seem interested in becoming the next Tiger, Lion or Red Wing, don’t despair. You can motivate your child to get in the game by showing support for sports and providing opportunities to participate.

Work together as team to find something that sounds fun and interesting to your child. Explore organized fall and winter programs offered by local park districts and schools. Then, follow these tips to keep your children engaged and injury-free:

Your Child Needs a Regular Doctor
Important to your child's health is bonding with a family physician or pediatrician. Call 1-877-477-Doc1 (3621) to find one close to home.