An Expert’s Take on Why Marriage Is Like Football + MORE

An Expert’s Take on Why Marriage Is Like Football + MORE

Extended Stay America for Team Travel

When I ask my daughter what her favorite memories of her high schools sports years were, she always says the travel. She can’t tell you whether they won their competition or not, but she can tell you all about the team bonding, late night chat sessions with her teammates and the team dinners. .... More »
 An Expert’s Take on Why Marriage Is Like Football + MORE

How I Changed from a Toxic Mom-Manager to an Encouraging Soul Builder + MORE

From New York Times bestselling author, Rachel Macy Stafford There was a time in my life when I barked orders more often than I spoke words of love … when I reacted to small everyday inconveniences as if they were major catastrophes … when normal human habits and quirks raised my blood pressure.... More »

5 Tips For Parenting A Scholar And An Athlete

By Taayoo A. Murray  In the Caribbean, there is an expression, "Seven brothers, seven different minds". As parents, we often try to fit our children into molds. The belief is that if we know where they fit, we can better parent them. As a mom of boys with two distinctly different pe.... More »
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Terrorism and Children: Tough Conversations That Matter + MORE

Terrorism has become a sad and terrifying part of life in the 21st century. It is difficult enough for adults to understand and make sense of violent acts perpetrated against innocent people. But what about children? How do adults help kids make sense of terrorism while promoting children’s we.... More »

YOUTH BASEBALL TRENDS: “Can’t Anybody Here Play This Game?”

When Casey Stengel was managing the hapless New York Mets in their first year of existence in 1962, Casey became so frustrated with his team’s lack of fundamental baseball that he once exclaimed in frustration: “Can’t anybody here play this game?” That moment was well over 50.... More »
flag football tournaments 1392799671 1779499561 An Expert’s Take on Why Marriage Is Like Football + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
I’m sure you’re watching at least a little bit of the Winter Olympics, and hopefully you’ve been impressed with some of the spectacular performances.  What’s interesting to me is that the outdoor events are in almost “tropical” conditions, at least as far as events conducted on snow are concerned! The athletes have devoted several years leading to this two-week competition and in many cases they’ve devoted their lives to get them to this point…

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Lindsay Gibbs leads off today’s edition of Shoutouts with a good story from the Winter OIympics. She did a great job of weaving biographical information into this recap and commentary on the women’s downhill in Sochi, the race that ended with a gold-medal tie.
That’s important in Olympics coverage, because as much as we all quickly become experts on these events and athletes, the vast majority of us had never heard of most of these people until a few days before the Games started—if not later than that…

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When you are watching huge men sprint up and down a football field trying to take one another’s heads off, I’m certain your marriage isn’t something that comes to mind. Unless you are supposed to be doing something for your wife and you’ve snuck off to watch the game instead.
But maybe there are some similarities to a football game and the love you have for your wife…

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