Terrorism has become a sad and terrifying part of life in the 21st century. It is difficult enough for adults to understand and make sense of violent acts perpetrated against innocent people. But what about children? How do adults help kids make sense of terrorism while promoting children’s we.... More »
Dear Mom and Dad I wanted to start this letter by saying I love you, and I know you mean well. I appreciate all the time and energy you put into taking me to my games and practices, and I know you sacrifice a lot to do it. I also appreciate when you try to
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Do you know how your child wanted to be treated after playing sports? This post is an excerpt from my book 11 Habits of Happy and Positive Sports Parents. To get your copy or learn how you can give one to every parent on your child’s team, click here. Does your child know and believe...Read&.... More »
I don’t know how I’ve missed this, but Niemanstoryboard.org has a feature called Annotation Tuesday! in which one writer interviews another about some recent or famous piece, and the questions and answers are interspersed throughout the story itself.
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Excitement, emotional roller coasters, surprises, disappointments, upsets, success, and unforgettable moments. Those words are a short summary of the NCAA College Basketball National Tournament, also known as March Madness. Those exact same words can also be used to describe fatherhood.
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You can follow the link below for the rebroadcast of the “summit” on concussions in sport held at the White House yesterday. There were some interesting thoughts passed along and it was great to hear the POTUS discuss athletic trainers and the need for them. The next step in that “finger” of concussion care is […]
It took a while for freelance reporter Rebecca Aguilar to create a Storify about a March 29 panel at a regional Society of Professional Journalists conference in Houston. But it was worth the wait.
The panel, “How to Hit a Home Run: Mastering the Sports Beat,” featured Houston Chronicle columnist Jerome Solomon, sports reporter David Nuño of Houston TV station KTRK and Ted Dunnam, sports editor at Houston Community Newspapers…