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

55 Best Back-to-School Articles for Parents + MORE
 1473185290 1947706742 55 Best Back to School Articles for Parents + MORE

Athlete’s Foot (Ick!!!) + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Athlete’s foot is a fungal infection that commonly occurs in warm humid weather, and when it rains It typically starts as a red scaly rash between the toes If .... More »

SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY: Today’s Appearance on The NFL Network + MORE

Just FYI…..many of you know me for my work in the field of sports parenting. But long before I became involved in this area, I did my undergraduate and graduate work in psychology. And I specialized in sports psychology which, back when I was in college, was pretty much an unknown and uncharte.... More »

3 Life Skills that Playing Sports will Teach Your Child

This post is sponsored by Genius of Play, a one-stop source for play ideas that build real skills. Perhaps you’ve heard over and over about the life skills that playing sports will teach your child. I believe very strongly that it offers a golden opportunity for parents and coaches to help d.... More »

DANGERS OF CONCUSSIONS: New Study Targets Long-Range Effects on 6-12 Year-Olds

This past week, new research out of Boston University revealed that kids under the age of 12 who play tackle football have a tendency in later life to develop  behavioral, cognitive and depression issues. Now, we have heard endlessly in recent years about the dangers of concussions from playing tac.... More »

Sports Parents, This is Your Biggest Choice as Your Child Plays Sports

Sports Parents, What will it be? You have a choice to make that will greatly impact your child’s youth sports journey. In fact, I’d venture to say that this choice will have the greatest influence on you as a sports parent and on your child. Perhaps you think that I’m going to tal.... More »
youth football tournaments 1470202651 646381151 55 Best Back to School Articles for Parents + MOREParents, are you ready for back-to-school? Teachers, would you like to share some great parenting articles with student’s families? 
This popular list of back-to-school articles is updated each year. It contains some of 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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junior football tournaments 1470202654 284269174 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
Key Points:

Habits can be hard to change, but recent evidence shows that with focused effort it takes an average of 66 days to change a habit, and almost all habits can be changed
For athletes, technical changes in your game are the easiest types of habits to change
For parents of athletes and coaches, the changes are often more behavioral than technical but even these can be changed with focused effort

Habits- whether good ones or bad- are a part of our lives in sports, our occupations, our health, pretty much everything…

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