April Basic Training: Pray for and with Your Kids + MORE

April Basic Training: Pray for and with Your Kids + MORE
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5 Mistakes (some) Parents Make When Praising Their Picky Eater + MORE

Guest Post from Feeding Specialist, Melanie Potuck What’s parenting got to do with raising a healthy eater?  Everything. Now, that’s not to say that kids become picky eaters because of “bad” parenting. When I teach classes around the United States, the audience learns that kids with ser.... More »

The Road to Varsity - Getting Closer with Dead Ball Officiating + MORE

Just completed my annual summer mini-thon of two consecutive weekends of basketball officiating camp.  One at UNC Charlotte, the other at Liberty University.  This summer marks my ten year milestone.read more.... More »
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The Concussion Pill

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The symptoms after concussion could potentially be reduced or eliminated if proper treatment is started soon after diagnosis The exact pathways that cause concus.... More »
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Constantly Learning and Watching: There is a Time to Act + MORE

It has been a truly busy season – in regards to injuries – where I perform my “day job”.  I was going over some records that I keep and this season has been the busiest in my 15 years.  In fact, when discussing with peers they too have had a high volume of injuries in [R.... More »

5 Ways to Find Joy as a Sports Parent + MORE

Do you find that your days are flying by all too quickly because you’re so busy? When this happens it’s easy to forget to “smell the roses” along the way. Parents are especially susceptible to this because raising kids is probably the most demanding job ever. Who even has the.... More »

Mental Toughness


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Have you ever gone into a competition as physically prepared as you possibly could be, but something in your mind was causing doubts?  Have you excelled at workouts in practice, but find that your competition results don’t match up?  Have you ever noticed a difference in the thoughts that go through your head during practice versus what goes through your head during competition?  Are they the same?  Are they different?  If so, how are they different?
Surprisingly, there are a lot of athletes who have negative thoughts before and during competition…

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The first quarter of the All Pro Dad Basic Training 2014 is in the books!  Let us be the first to congratulate you on taking MAJOR steps to becoming a better dad this year. You have added three new habits, which are helping you accomplish your goal. For those new to the All Pro Dad Basic Training, it’s not too late to join, click here to catch up…

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How to Pray for Your Kids

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One of our roles as dads is to protect our kids. But we all know we cannot protect them forever, and we cannot protect them from everything. But that doesn’t mean we are limited. This is because we always have the ability to pray.
God loves our kids and protects our kids even better than we do…

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Selecting high-quality multimedia assets can differentiate a good article from a great one, but it’s a step in online publication that often goes overlooked as writers rush to keep up with the daily news cycle.
Even Bleacher Report’s highest-visibility content—articles that funnel through the B/R front page and CNN sports module—regularly have multimedia elements added, replaced or taken out during a quality review…

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