Enjoy the Moment and Don’t Blink + MORE

Enjoy the Moment and Don’t Blink + MORE

Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Youth Sports But Were Afraid to Ask + MORE

Sports parents, do you have questions about…..? Nutrition Safety Mental Toughness Coaches Playing Time Your Child’s College Dream Time-saving Tips for Busy Sports Parents Setting Goals Communication Travel Teams In my 10-part ALL STAR Podcasting Series, I’ve addressed every single one.... More »

HEROIC FANS: Giving Back to the Kids in a Most Unusual Way

 Donating to Youth Before the End of the Year By Doug Abrams Headlines and commentary report adult excesses in youth sports with unfortunate regularity, but sometimes a positive story stays with readers for its inspiration. The staying power may last for years. In 2011, the Simcoe (Ontario, Canada.... More »
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10 Ways to Divorce Proof Your Marriage + MORE

  In a report from the National Survey of Families and Households, 5,232 married adults were interviewed and 1,315 said they were “unhappily married.” Five years later, the same adults who said they were unhappily married, some of whom had divorced and some of whom had stayed married, were.... More »

4 Important Things Your Child’s Youth Sports Coach Wants You To Know

Have you ever asked your child’s coach how you can best help him or her do their job?  Last month, I shared in a video that parents and coaches have a disconnect and that communication is a must if they are to work together to give kids a positive youth sports experience. In order to...Read .... More »
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Why is it so Important for Your Child to Learn to Fight For Himself? + MORE

Please excuse the shakiness of this video, but I made it last weekend as I drove across the country from Florida to Oregon with my son, helping him move to a new location. He’s a great young man, I believe in him, he’s strong and he will do well. But it sucks that it’s so very...R.... More »
Another high-profile plagiarism case is in the media news this week. Our Bad Media, in a post credited only to the Twitter handles @blippoblappo and @crushingbort, accused foreign policy expert Fareed Zakaria of 12 instances of plagiarism committed before August 2012.
That date is when Zakaria was caught plagiarizing a Jill Lepore article in the New Yorker for his column in Time and a post at CNN…

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Six months ago my son was complaining about persistent back pain. He ended up being diagnosed with two small fractures in his lower back at the L-3 vertabrae. The pain and startling realization finally set in that his spring and summer sports activities would not happen. I remember standing in a hospital hallway feeling like a riptide had swept over me…

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#tbt Mouth Guard BS Research!

– theconcussionblog.com

This was originally posted in May, not a long throwback, but since football started I have been hit up with this question a lot.  So here is the “truth” about this research.  I love the effort and attempt to find a reason; however when you have a critical and FUNDAMENTAL flaws then present it in a way […]

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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?” I thought to myself…

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Don’t Blink

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It may seem like days pass slowly, but years somehow seem to fly by faster than a speeding bullet. That being said, it’s important to pay attention to the present moment and enjoy each day as it comes. Because, before long, those days will turn to years long gone. We love this song from Kenny Chesney and think you will too…

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nfl flag football tournament 1408704987 1195354155 Enjoy the Moment and Don’t Blink + MOREParents, what’s the best way to prepare your kids for the new season in sports?
It’s not about asking your kids to go out and practice every day. It’s not about lecturing your kids about the value of hard work and practice.
It’s all about finding ways to boost their happiness and confidence in sports…
If you do this, your kids will hang in there for the long haul and enjoy the many emotional, social and physical benefits of playing youth sports

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