How to Thrive in a Long-Distance Relationship + MORE

How to Thrive in a Long-Distance Relationship + MORE
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Green Spaces as Habitats for Kids, Families, and Mobile Devices

Do you have green spaces within walking, driving, or public transport distance from your home? If you’re looking for positive ways to feel connected as a family, it’s time to get yourselves and your kids outdoors—into green spaces, parks, beaches, forests, backyards, and neighborhoods! The lat.... More »
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5 Pregame Mental Skills For Young Athletes

Helping Sports Kids With Mental Preparation In the new video series “Sports Parents Success Tips,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your youth sports psychology and mental training questions that deal with sports parents and the mental game challenges their sports kids have. Visit More »

Appreciating All the First Experiences of Your Kids + MORE

  There have been many firsts for me as a dad. The first time we found out we were going to have a baby. The first time the doctor said, “It’s a boy!” And the first time we dropped our daughter off at kindergarten (almost all three of us were in tears!). Even with multiple children, it is.... More »

How You Can Change What’s Wrong with Youth Sports in 2017

Changing the youth sports culture is complicated, and it’s simple. Here’s one thing you can do to change it…   Are you a basketball mom?        Related Stories5 Truths That Will Help Your Child Play Well with Kids Who are “Different.&#.... More »

4 Things Your Child’s High School Coach May Not Tell You, But SHOULD + MORE

This is Part 4 of a 6-part series What Your Child’s Sports Coach Wants You to Know, sponsored by TeamSnap, a company that does its very best to give parents, coaches, and teams a tool that will facilitate clear and consistent communication.   If your child is playing high school sports, th.... More »
kids football tournaments 1393325125 889899705 How to Thrive in a Long Distance Relationship + MOREWe just read a great Huffington Post blog-actually, a rant–called “7 Reasons Why You Will Never Do Anything Amazing With Your Life,” about the importance of embracing failure and taking risks.
In youth sports, these traits are critical. And it’s true, young athletes won’t be amazing unless they understand how to take risks and embrace failure…

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Dorothy Bedford is an avid follower and contributor to The Concussion Blog.  She has offered up a book review – out of the blue and appreciated – for me to post here.  I have not read the book and if I get the chance may offer up my two-cents but until then I think that […]

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I don’t want to brag, but if Bleacher Report’s Winter Olympics coverage were a national team, it would be Canada’s hockey team. Maybe even curling.
If you’ve already lost your excitement for the Games, remind yourself with this video preview by BRtv and Jonathan Snowden‘s comprehensive, relatable, visual Ultimate Guide to Sochi 2014…

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5 Inspirational Olympic Stories


national youth football championships 1393325133 4288240 How to Thrive in a Long Distance Relationship + MOREThe Olympics showcase inspirational stories like no other event.  Here are just 5 inspirational Olympic stories that caught our eyes at Sochi.
5.) Swiss cross-country skier Dario Cologna won a gold medal in the 15 kilometer cross country ski race at Sochi.  After the grueling race, he waited 28 minutes to cheer on Roberto Carcelen of Peru, the last place finisher, at the finish line…

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I’ve been fortunate that work has never required me to live apart from my family. If that had happened early in our marriage, I’m not sure we would have made it. But there are many couples whose circumstances have created a long-distance marriage.
Marriage can be challenging even when you see your wife every single day, so I can only imagine what it would be like not seeing each other for days, or weeks at a time…

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