The weather's warming up, and spring means spring sports for many young children in Kent.
There's no shortage of options for your child to choose from when it comes to team and individual sports. The and offer everything from youth soccer to baseball, softball and lacrosse.
Playing a team sport can build character, teach responsibility and improve social interaction — in addition to maintaining healthy exercise routines.
But sports aren't for everyone.
Do you think it's essential for your child to experience sports? Is it inappropriate to make your child participate in athletics?
Join the Kent Patch Moms Council with your thoughts on youth sports.