15 Eye-Opening Facts About Youth Sports + MORE

15 Eye-Opening Facts About Youth Sports + MORE
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What’s Your Song of the Day? + MORE

  Danny had a unique problem to confess to his men’s group. He was genuinely upset when it was his time to share. He needed ideas, he needed prayer, he needed to refocus. “Here’s the thing,” he said to his friends. “Every morning I arrive at work cranky and in a bad mood. I chew out m.... More »

5 Things You Need to Let Go of as a Sports Parent in 2016 + MORE

It’s 2016–a new year with new seasons, new coaches, and new challenges as a sports parent. And if you are to keep the positive in your child’s youth sports experience, here are 5 things you absolutely must let go: Other people’s opinions of you If you are a parent who doesn&#.... More »

The best and worst jobs in America—maybe (probably not) + MORE

April must be a slow month in the job-search racket because that’s when a site called CareerCast releases its annual listing of the top 200 jobs in America. Last year’s report got a lot of attention among the chattering classes because it had newspaper reporter at No. 200, giving newspap.... More »

5 Ways to Be Remembered as a Good Father

  I was driving back home when I received the news I had been dreading. A year and a half prior, my close friend Mike called me to tell me he had cancer. Now I received the message that he was gone, leaving behind a lovely wife and two beautiful daughters. A day after I received the news, I fle.... More »
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One Simple Strategy to Help Make Homework Time Easier

It is time to retire the red pencil? How many of us have been guilty of subscribing to “red pencil mentality?”  You know, when we focus on the homework mistakes rather than on what’s correct?  Probably most of us; because it’s human nature.  However, focusing on our kids’ mistakes or t.... More »
flag football tournaments 1396997822 609116106 15 Eye Opening Facts About Youth Sports + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University
We spend quite a bit of time and focus in Sideline Sports Doc on competitive sports. Today’s post is on a related but slightly different subject- the benefits of continued fitness after the athlete’s competitive playing days are over…

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youth flag football tournaments 1396997832 1656396052 15 Eye Opening Facts About Youth Sports + MOREYouth sports is big business. It is so huge that we can only guess at how large it has grown. I’ve seen estimates of over 21 million all the way to 35 million for kids ages 5-18.
That number may sound good but let’s look at the facts behind the big number.

Kids are starting earlier and earlier. 67% of boys and 47% of girls are already on teams by age six (ESPN)…

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Nearly 30 percent of Americans report having more credit card debt than emergency savings. Another study found that 44 percent of households are “liquid asset poor,” meaning they have less than three months’ worth of savings. Much like our government, many Americans are deep in debt and low in savings…

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Steve Buttry makes frequent appearances in the B/R Blog. He’s a writer, editor, blogger and teacher who makes a habit of writing things I think are really smart and worth repeating.
Well, he’s done it again.
Buttry just found out he’s lost his job as Digital First Media is shutting down Project Thunderdome, its experiment in producing news content centrally for a huge chain of newspapers, leaving those papers’ staffs free to work on local reporting…

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