55 Best Back-to-School Articles for Parents + MORE

55 Best Back-to-School Articles for Parents + MORE

SPORTS PARENTING TRENDS: Where Have We Been….and Where Are We Going?

I’ve known Bob Bigelow for close to two decades as a sports parenting advocate like myself. Back in the mid-1970s, Bob was a 6-8 sharp-shootingAll-Ivy forward at Penn who was so talented that he became a first-round draft choice in the NBA. After Bob’s playing days came to an end, Bob an.... More »
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Helping Kids Stop Socializing And Focus Before a Game

The Importance Of A Pregame Routine For Athletes Let’s face it. Many kids join sports teams to be with their friends. That means they love to chat with one another. But you want them to feel confident and capable about their athletic abilities. And when they talk with friends just before a game a.... More »
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Helmets Off Makes Heads Cooler

By Dev Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Coaches need to maintain awareness of possible heat illness during the early days of September, when air temperatures can be high Sweating through exposed skin is o.... More »
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Yoga and Youth Sports: A Winning Combination + MORE

Yoga and youth sports is not a connection that youth sports parents and coaches always make. While yoga has become increasingly popular, not as many coaches have instilled yoga practices into their sports’ practices. As of 2015, about 10% of adults participated in yoga, but only about 3% of ki.... More »

Pop Warner youth football under fire after court allows case to proceed + MORE

In 2011, thirteen year-old Donnovan Hill was paralyzed in a Southern California football game and, as the family says, it was because his coach allegedly taught the youngsters to tackle by leading with their heads. For a while, the claims were dismissed because parents must provide and sign a parti.... More »
 55 Best Back to School Articles for Parents + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
We’d all love to think there’s a way to prevent injuries in youth sports but the reality is that there will always be some injuries that happen. With many contact and collision sports starting up for the fall there’s the possibility of a broken leg or ankle for the young athlete…

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kids football tournaments 1441177201 1105545986 55 Best Back to School Articles for Parents + MOREParents, are you ready for back-to-school? Your parenting mindset just might be the most important way to impact your children’s learning and development! 
The following authors share the latest thinking and research on learning, achievement, family well-being, parent engagement, special needs children, youth sports, media, technology, discipline, homework, bullying — all the things parents think about at back-to-school time…

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