Art Projects for Kids: Learning from Chaos and Disorder + MORE

Art Projects for Kids: Learning from Chaos and Disorder + MORE

Why Keeping the Fun in Youth Sports is So Important

This post is sponsored by Genius of Play, a one-stop source for play ideas that build real skills. The idea of “hard work’ gets a lot of attention. We teach our kids that if they are not willing to work hard for something, then they will not truly appreciate it. I totally agree with that...Read&.... 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 »
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The Mizzou protests showed changing views of the media and privacy + MORE

While racism and threats to the physical safety of black students are the most important issues amid the unrest at the University of Missouri, a controversy around the rights and responsibilities of the media has lingered all week. As you know, the chancellor of the University of Missouri and the p.... More »

EPL Previews: Will Jose Mourinho succeed at Manchester United? + MORE

EPL Previews: Can Jose Mourinho build something stable at Manchester United? After Leicester City’s 5000-1 odds to win the Premiership, capping off what is, in all likelihood, the most fantastic championship in major sports history, the perennial powerhouses have gone hard towards defeating the s.... More »

How to Recognize the Uncontrollables and Stay Focused on What Matters Most + MORE

When you go into a game focusing on one or more UC’s or “uncontrollables” three things will always happen to you. First, you will begin to get nervous and physically tense. Second, you will lose your self-confidence. Third, and as a direct result of these first two, your performance will qui.... More »
Life after professional sports can be tough for any athlete.
“Honestly, when I finished playing, I was lost myself and I didn’t know what I was going to do.” -Byron Mouton
The Washington Post recently shared a story of three former Maryland NBA stars who found a lifeline coaching youth sports

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When I think about art projects for kids, I instantly recall the time my 4-year-old daughter spilled a plastic container of paint over the head of our new Jack Russell Terrier puppy. The painting project I had carefully planned and organized evolved into a very long afternoon of complicated cleanup. Needless to say, neither I nor the puppy was amused…

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