10 Ways to Divorce Proof Your Marriage + MORE

10 Ways to Divorce Proof Your Marriage + MORE

If You’ve Never Screwed Up as a Sports Parent, There’s No Need to Watch This Video + MORE

I know about screwing up as a sports parent because I’ve done it so much! Take a few minutes to watch this video on how I learned to overcome screwups and how you can too. Of course, if you’ve never messed up, then there’s no need!        Maybe your child doesn’t.... More »

SPORTSMANSHIP: When Things Start to Get Ugly at High School Sports…. + MORE

A Role for High School Athletes When Fans Resort to Slurs and Vulgarity By Doug Abrams Last Friday night, Catholic Memorial School downed Newton North High School, 77-73, in a hard-fought Massachusetts basketball division title matchup at Newton North High School. Catholic Memorial is an all-boys p.... More »
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Of Rowing and the River + MORE

By Hal Barnes “So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald (The Great Gatsby) Of Rowing and the River I came to rowing rather late in life. I’ve always been an eager participant in human powered travel. Cross country skii.... More »

Sports Parenting Podcast: Female Coach, Football, and Sports Safety

To listen to the sports parenting podcast, click on the above arrow. Is football safe? Can a female coach high school football? What can you do to help your child stay safe in youth sports? Knengi Martin of USA Football is my podcast guest and she answers all of these questions–and more. Cu.... More »

When Your Child’s Competition is on His Own Team + MORE

Is your child’s biggest competition in youth sports turning out to be someone on his own team? Perhaps he is trying to beat another player out for a starting spot or even just to get more playing time. All three of my kids faced this situation at various times in middle and high school. My ol.... More »
Navigating youth sports politics is messy business. Start with these three words…   If You Are You Frustrated with the Politics of Youth Sports, don’t miss my live webinar, February 18, 1 pm EST.  Last Day for my early bird price of $10! Navigating the Politics of Youth Sports The issue of politics in youth…

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In a report from the National Survey of Families and Households, 5,232 married adults were interviewed and 1,315 said they were “unhappily married.” Five years later, the same adults who said they were unhappily married, some of whom had divorced and some of whom had stayed married, were interviewed again…

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kids football tournaments 1423591127 253740067 10 Ways to Divorce Proof Your Marriage + MOREBy Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Supplement use is common amongst high school athletes
Supplements such as creatine and protein powder have good safety profiles for use in teenagers
You must purchase from a very high quality manufacturer otherwise you risk having banned substances or dangerous substances in your supplement mix

This week, I had a number of parents enquire about the safety of various supplements their high school aged sons were considering using to prepare for spring and summer football practices…

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Felix Salmon of Fusion set off a little journalism nerdworld firestorm yesterday with his letter “To all the young journalists asking for advice.”
Salmon’s message was dark, as hinted at by the story graphic, a photo illustration that featured the words “We won’t pay you” superimposed onto newspapers:

I’m sure that many people have told you this already, but take it from me as well: journalism is a dumb career move…

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