Regardless of how many of your kids are involved in youth sports, there is always something you can learn. I have four kids now, so their involvement in youth sports is pretty much a given. I am not saying I would ever force any of my kids to take part in sports if they don’t… Read More Six Surprising Facts About Youth Sports
Even the best young athletes should take the time to read. I know that as parents, we are only in so much control over who our children eventually become. We would like to think we have complete control, but the truth is that no matter what you do, your child’s inherent personality and traits will… Read More Five Sports Book Suggestions for Your Well Rounded Young Athlete
Believe it or not, your child athlete may be too nice. I have said it time and again, and I stick by it. Child sports are supposed to be fun. That being said, there is no denying that any sport generally comes with a competitive element, and although we don’t want to raise our kids… Read More Is Your Child Athlete Being Taken Advantage of?
Teaching your kids how to lose with grace is a very important lesson. If your child is getting involved in sports, it’s pretty inevitable that they will eventually lose. Obviously, losing sucks for everyone, but as a parent it can be especially hard because your instinct is to protect your child from anything that will… Read More What to do When Your Kid Loses Their First Game
When choosing a sport for your child, you should always choose something age appropriate. I know this probably isn’t something I need to say, but if you are thinking of enrolling your toddler in flag football, don’t. You would think that goes without saying, but I recently read a disturbing article on parents enrolling their… Read More How to Choose Age Appropriate Sports For Your Kids