4 Ways to Raise an Empathy Rich Child + MORE

4 Ways to Raise an Empathy Rich Child + MORE

3 Keys to Earning Basketball Playing Time + MORE

Do you have a basketball player in the house? If so, you know the challenges that come with earning minutes in the game. Today’s guest post by Glen Izevbigie from The Better Game gives some very specific ideas on how to help your child earn more basketball playing time. Playing time isn’t ev.... More »

SPORT SAFETY: Has HS Football Become an Endangered Species?

The last few years have been a rocky time for HS football players – and for their parents as well. So far this season, eight HS football players have died while participating in the sport. Clearly, no one ever wants to go through the heartache of watching a teen-aged son collapse  — and.... More »

To Play Or Not To Play Youth Sports: That Is The Question + MORE

For parents like me trying to make sense of today’s youth sports landscape, there is a steady stream of new influences and impacts to consider when signing your child up for the next season. We are inundated with information about the risks of contact and non-contact sports such as football, lacr.... More »
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The Shortest Workout Part 2: Blood Flow Restriction Exercise + MORE

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) training involves use of KAATSU bands or pressure cuffs to temporarily restrict blood flow during resistance exercises This type of tra.... More »

DANGERS OF THROWING TOO MANY FASTBALLS: A New Study Suggests Max Effort Causes Injuries

Last week, as you may recall, I interviewed Jeff Passan, the author of new bestselling book, THE ARM. And if there was one major takeaway from that show, it was that the world of pitching —  and trying to prevent arm injuries —  has never been more complicated. And now, in yesterday’.... More »

4 Ways to Raise an Empathy Rich Child

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 1445645047 287358694 4 Ways to Raise an Empathy Rich Child + MOREGuest Post by Katie Hurley, LCSW

Six months ago, I took my eight-year-old daughter on a road trip to San Francisco. It was her first trip to the area and she researched the city to find the best spots to visit. The list was long and we didn’t stand a chance of completing it in two days, but she was determined to give it a try…

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Weekend Fun: If you’re one of the few people left that haven’t heard of Quidditch yet, it’s time you became educated on the small, Northeast Intramural sport that has turned into a world-wide sensation. Adapted from J.K. Rowling’s famous Harry Potter series, the muggle creation of Quidditch turned ten years old this month…

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Give your child these four supports and they are headed for success in youth sports:   Nominate a coach, volunteer, or parent for the October Positive Youth Sports Award! Take just a minute and nominate someone now!
       Related StoriesWords every athlete needs to hearSports Parenting Podcast: Help Your Child Enjoy Sports Without the Pain and With Less InjuriesSports Parenting Podcast: Help Your Child Enjoy Sports Without the Pain and With Less Injuries – Enclosure 

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