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ID:	10710While your primary goal for your kids is for them to be healthy and happy, you also may want them to succeed in their various attempts in life. This may include in school as well as in athletic activities.

Each parent may approach helping their kids to succeed in these areas in different ways, but a smart solution may be to encourage more playtime outdoors. In fact, when you install a high-quality playground in the privacy of your own backyard, your children may benefit in various ways for many years to come.

Improved Performance at School

At first glance, you may not see how your kids' school performance relates to the amount of time they spend playing at home in the backyard. However, children need downtime to play and relax. They cannot expect to spend hours being serious and focusing at school without playing freely with friends and siblings on a regular basis as well. When they come home, children need time to let loose and unwind. They can feel stress just as adults can, and they need to be able to let their stress out in a constructive, active way. When they play more frequently in your backyard, you may find that they are able to focus better once they get back to school the next day.

Enhanced Athletic Performance

Some parents think that in order for their child to be great at his or her sport, he or she needs extra sports-specific training. Some skills-based training may be helpful, but keep in mind that the most skilled and talented kids on the team are often those who have a generally athletic build and mindset. These are kids that may play multiple sports, and they are comfortable being active and getting sweaty. More than that, they have developed great strength and endurance through their various activities. When you have a playground in your backyard, you can encourage them to build endurance and muscle. They can also work on coordination and other helpful skills in a fun, healthy way.

Healthier and Happier Kids

Some kids spend much of their time indoors because they do not feel like there is much to do outside. These kids may tend to gain weight and feel sluggish, and they are generally less healthy and motivated than their active counterparts. You understandably want your kids to be healthy physically and mentally, and giving them a fun activity to enjoy every day outdoors is a great way to encourage them to be as healthy as possible.

There is an exceptional range of playground sets, swing sets, clubhouses and more to choose from. Based on your childrenís ages and interests, you can easily find the right equipment to add to your space. These are items that can be used for many years to provide your kids with fabulous benefits that may impact their lives for years to come. Now is a great time to begin exploring the different playsets available that may be right for your backyard.

About the Author:

Iím a 29 year old multi-business owner, avid risk taker, single mom & digital nomad. Work life balance is the life blood of my success. I have existing business & marketing columns at, and Social Media Today, and a travel/lifestyle column at Elite Daily.

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