Confessions from an Adult Child of an Alcoholic + MORE

Confessions from an Adult Child of an Alcoholic + MORE
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Three Little Words to Diffuse Your Next Power Struggle + MORE

Power struggles and back talk issues? I hear ya! In fact, “I hear ya” is a phrase I encourage you to try the next time your child complains about doing homework, washing the dishes, taking a bath, or – whatever the complaint department problem is at the moment. “I hear ya” is a great way .... More »

What It Takes To Play College Sports + MORE

“Give back. Be a good example. Play the game the right way. Graduate. Lead your community.” Augustana University Head Football Coach, Jerry Olszewski has the right idea about what it means to be a student-athlete. He recently sat down with USA Today High School Sports to talk about what it takes.... More »

Sports Parenting Podcast: How Can You Best Help Your Athlete?

To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. In this episode I am featuring Alan Stein of Stronger Team. Alan has a lot of great ideas to share with parents on how they can best help their athletes perform to their potential. Alan is the owner of Stronger Team and the strength & condi.... More »

JJ Watt Quotes for Inspiration

These JJ Watt quotes will give you a taste of how the NFL star and humanitarian thinks. When Houston Texans’ defensive end Justin James Watt was able to raise over $33 million in relief efforts for Hurricane Harvey, it fulfilled what his mother taught him as a child. Popularly known as JJ Watt, Ju.... More »
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Enjoy the Moment and Don’t Blink + MORE

  It was a beautiful morning as I walked into the office after the weekend. I was relieved, but also deeply concerned. After a scare in my wife’s pregnancy, the doctors put her on bed rest for several months. She couldn’t work and our income was cut in half. “How are we going to make it?.... More »

After my recent trip to Orlando, I now have the answer to the question that millions of parents and children ask on a daily basis.
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youth flag football tournaments 1406082398 2005444962 Confessions from an Adult Child of an Alcoholic + MOREIf every youth sports team took the time to list their core values and then worked to implement them throughout the season, I think that things might look a bit differently in today’s youth sports culture.
Coaches and parents are so busy buying uniforms, finding a place to practice, setting up volunteer lists, and organizing equipment that it’s way too easy for them to forget the value of youth sports…

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A CJR Behind the News piece asserts that “Twitter and factchecking don’t mix during debates.” Televised presidential debates, that is.
Writer David Uberti, citing a University of Texas study, points out that “most journalists resort to either stenography or snark when live-tweeting presidential debates…

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Terry Ott files a follow-up regarding the law suit in Canada and Arland Bruce.  This is his commentary on the coverage of the issue; all information, illustrations, pictures and links are his. ========== DOES CANADA’S TSN, THE HOST CFL BROADCASTER, APPEAR TO BE “CIRCLING THE WAGONS” OVER ARLAND BRUCE III CONCUSSION LAWSUIT AND SUBSEQUENT NATIONAL […]

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I received this email late last night: Friends…. Assemblyman Cooley’s office just phoned to say that Gov. Brown has signed Ca. AB 2127, making California the first state to legislate reduced contact on high school practice fields.  As you know, other states have taken similar action via their governing bodies of high school athletics but, […]

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Every time my boss would walk in I would get nervous. I’d bury myself into my computer screen hoping to not be noticed. I felt like an eleven year old in a room full of adults.  The problem was that I was in my thirties. A deeply rooted fear of authority and constant need to please ruled my world…

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President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Hamstring injuries can take a long time to fully heal, ranging from 3 to 8 weeks for most young athletes
See a physician soon after injury if you heard or felt a “pop”
Full recovery is needed before return to sports in order to lower your chance of reinjury

Hamstring injuries are common in any sport involving sprinting, jumping, or rapid change of direction…

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