Difficult Things Men Need to Understand about Marriage + MORE

Difficult Things Men Need to Understand about Marriage + MORE

10 Things You CAN Change About Youth Sports

There’s a lot of negative stuff happening in youth sports these days. Do you ever get frustrated with it? Don’t you wish you could wave a magic wand over a team, coach, or parent, and change them? After 34 years of being a wife and 29 years of being a mother, I’ve concluded that tr.... More »

Sports Parenting Podcast: Give Your Athlete the Physical Advantage + MORE

To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. In this episode I am featuring Bryan Schwebke of ParamountperformancePT.com. Bryan is the founder and owner of Paramount Performance, a physical therapy, performance training and consulting practice dedicated to helping athletes stay healthy and.... More »

TRENDS IN SPORTS: Is Adam LaRoche Being a Good – or Bad – Father?

Here’s what I find so amazing about sports parenting issues: You never know when the next controversy is going to come from. Case in point: Long-time major league slugger Adam LaRoche made national headlines this past week, insisting that he had language in his contract with the Chicago White .... More »
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A Life-Changing Tip for Smoothing Transitions so You can Actually Put the Groceries Away + MORE

We are thrilled to welcome Dayna Abraham to the blog!  Dayna is a long-time friend of Positive Parenting Solutions.  She offers helpful and practical advice for kids who have sensory processing differences and intense emotions. In celebration of her new book, we’ve asked Dayna to share her best .... More »
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Why Perfectionist Sports Kids Aren’t So Perfect + MORE

What’s The Problem With Perfectionism? Perfectionist sports kids show up to practice on time and work hard to improve their skills. Coaches like them because they follow directions. Sounds perfect, right? But there’s a problem with perfectionist sports kids—often, both in sports and life..... More »
national youth football tournaments 1427259623 639145517 Difficult Things Men Need to Understand about Marriage + MOREWhen I signed my first child up for gymnastics and then later for softball, I entered a whole new world. Youth sports is its own unique culture, and I had certainly had no idea what I was getting into.
I figured it couldn’t be very hard to stand on the sidelines or sit in the bleachers cheering for your kid…

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youth flag football tournaments 1427259619 576913325 Difficult Things Men Need to Understand about Marriage + MOREBy Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Kneecap instability can be a frustrating source of pain and limited function for the young female athlete
A combination of anatomic and sport-specific factors is involved in creating the instability
Kneecap instability can often be treated successfully without surgery but surgery may be needed for recurring instability
Recovery can be very long, sometimes taking six to 10 weeks without surgery and four to nine months with surgery

The kneecap can be a source of trouble for young athletes, especially girls…

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Photo Essay #NATM2015

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Feel free to send in a note, picture, video about your favorite Athletic Trainer or the profession itself.  I don’t know where the credit goes but DANG ITS AWESOME!!! (click to enlarge) Filed under: Athletic Training Tagged: #NATM2015, Athletic trainer, Healthcare Professional

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First, let’s be clear about one thing: An epic marriage is one of the best and hardest things ever, period. Plus there are probably legions of difficult things men need to understand about marriage.
Next, let’s not forget the fact that any relationship of a high caliber demands constant adaptation and change…

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Sooner or later it will happen. Here’s what I have to say:   If you are struggling with politics on your child’s team this season, get my podcast and report on Navigating the Politics of Youth Sports. I promise it will offer help to maneuver the messiness. 

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The decision by San Francisco 49er Chris Borland to retire from the NFL after just one season out of concern for the long-term effect of head trauma has predictably generated a media firestorm. But lost amid the hoopla is what it means for sports parents.

Here are two lessons I think parents with kids playing — or considering playing — football or other contact and collision sports can take away from the Borland retirement, and one lesson they shouldn’t take away:
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