Too often, kids get hung up on the mistakes they make in sports.
That means as soon as they goof up, they have trouble getting the mistake out of their minds.
They dwell on the mistake—instead of moving past it. They scold themselves for goofing up. They then focus on avoiding making more mistakes.... More »
Watching high school sportsmanship on display can make nearly anyone a sports fan. There is a reason why fans are mesmerized by the world of sports. What makes sports so enchanting and so absorbing is not just the wins and losses, but also the how players play the game. That was on vivid display at .... More »
How to help kids build a positive relationship to sleep
As a parent, how do you feel about sleep? Is it something to look forward to? An activity you value like good food and regular exercise? A treat you’d like to have more of?
The answer is probably yes to all of the above—we grown ups wel.... More »
A couple of weeks ago, we really zeroed in on what –in my opinion — I consider to be at the true epicenter of all the conflicts and friction these days between Sports Parents and HS coaches.
More specifically, the issue of Parental Expectations for their kids in sports.
The response to t.... More »
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
The term “hip pointer” refers to a bruise of the muscles and soft tissue attachments to the top of the pelvis bone, near the area where your shorts or pants .... More »
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“Adolescence is a period of rapid changes. Between the ages of 12 and 17, for example, a parent ages as much as 20 years.” – Author Unknown.
Anyone that argues with that is truly lucky, or has never raised a teenager. There is nothing perhaps as age intensifying as teaching your child to drive a car…