You may have seen a recent post by a dad, Bert Fulks entitled X-Plan: Giving Your Kids a Way Out. The article recently went viral, and for
good reason. In it, Bert shared a powerful strategy that helped his children safely remove themselves from situations that were dangerous or uncomfortable.... More »
A new article in the New York Times quotes Kevin Miller, an associate professor of athletic training at Central Michigan University and MomsTEAM contributor as saying that "'best advice' about how to keep young athletes healthy during warm-weather practices 'is common sense.'&q.... More »
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
A “shoulder separation” is a different injury than a shoulder dislocation
The shoulder separation involves a sprain to the ligaments of a joint at the point .... More »
A Guest Post from Amy Tiemann, PhD
The new mobile game Pokémon Go has won the hearts and minds of millions of Americans with over 7 million downloads in its first week of release. This has happened so quickly that many parents are just catching up with this new craze.
What makes this game diff.... More »
When the struggle comes…don’t let your kids run the other direction. Is your child in the midst of a struggle? Do you need help as you support them in it? Email me if you do: Sportsparents@jbmthinks.com. For more on your child’s struggle: Why Your Kids Need to Struggle
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I used to be one of those guys who said “Valentine’s Day is just a ‘Hallmark Holiday’ which was created to increase sales.” My thoughts were, “If I loved my wife and kids well throughout the year, then this ‘made-up holiday’ shouldn’t be a big deal.” I was wrong. So what if Valentine’s Day is a cleverly crafted marketing idea…
New York Times media columnist David Carr died suddenly Thursday night.
If you want to aspire to something, you might go for being remembered the way Carr was when news of his death emerged. If your Twitter feed is anything like mine, it was almost nothing but tweets about David Carr once the news hit…
Youth sports challenges are a never-ending fact of life for an athlete. And in order for your child to get the most out of his experiences–by getting the most I mean that he grows in character and in strength–he needs to be running in circles. Let me explain. There is a sort of circular pattern…
Baseball practice planning prep is essential for all baseball coaches, and especially for youth baseball coaches. Great coaches, from Little League to the Major League’s, come to each practice with a plan. They’re not just winging it. They know what they’re going to do, so practice time becomes simply an implementation of a plan…