Last Dance: Reflections of A Dance Mom + MORE

Last Dance: Reflections of A Dance Mom + MORE

5 Tips For Parenting A Scholar And An Athlete

By Taayoo A. Murray  In the Caribbean, there is an expression, "Seven brothers, seven different minds". As parents, we often try to fit our children into molds. The belief is that if we know where they fit, we can better parent them. As a mom of boys with two distinctly different pe.... More »
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10 Perfect Daddy-Daughter Date Ideas + MORE

  Your daughter is excited. She has a date with her first love. Mom helps her get ready and she looks beautiful. There’s no insecurity because she knows her date loves her unconditionally. She has known him her whole life. He is faithful, trustworthy, and fun. There’s a knock on the.... More »
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Using Painkillers To Play

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Over-the-counter pain relievers such as Tylenol or ibuprofen are commonly used to reduce pain and soreness from mild sports injuries. It’s okay for young a.... More »

How to Raise A Virtuous Athlete

Yeah, so virtuous isn’t usually a word used to describe athletes. We’ve all heard athletes described as persistent, tenacious, and hard-working. But Virtuous? If you’re one of those who believes that youth sports is just youth sports and it really has no significance in the scheme.... More »

SPORT SAFETY: Physical Therapy When Coming Back from an Injury…

This is a given. If your son or daughter plays competitive sports, at some point in their career, they’re going to get hurt. It might be an ankle sprain, a bump on the head, a jammed neck. Or it might be more serious, such as a sprained MCL, broken leg, etc. The good news is that if your kid g.... More »
Yesterday we talked about appreciating each of your kids and every new experience they encounter even if it’s old for you. Today, we want to help you prepare for these experiences.
Dating, staying home alone, play dates, cooking for themselves, or a summer internship are all new seasons your kids will face at some point…

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national flag football tournament 1395425722 1467411385 Last Dance: Reflections of A Dance Mom + MOREBleacher Report has taught me a tremendous amount about writing concisely, attracting readers and creating content that inspires further discussion. But the most valuable skill I’ve learned as a member of the Advanced Program in Sports Media involves what happens after my writing is complete.
How do I best engage my readers once they start commenting on my articles?
That was a question I began asking myself early on…

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Dedicated to the Parents of the Class of 2014 who have seen their

child’s last pass, catch, pitch, serve, goal, basket, cheer,  tumble, at
bat, or dance.

The plane touched down in Orlando Florida. The trip that I had been
looking forward to, as well as dreading for many years, was finally

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Neptune makes swimming laps better


youth sports 1395425714 1839941891 Last Dance: Reflections of A Dance Mom + MORESwimming is a great fitness exercise. It’s challenging aerobically, strengthens the muscles and is easy on the joints. In a short time, I can get a good workout and walk away from the pool feeling refreshed.
Typically for a swim session, I’ll spend about a half-hour swimming laps. The first 10 minutes go by pretty quickly…

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flag football tournament 1395425723 1247343325 Last Dance: Reflections of A Dance Mom + MORETed LigetyTwo years before he stood on the Sochi Olympics podium with a gold medal around his neck, alpine skier Ted Ligety took a trip to Alaska.  There was no qualifying race or Team USA training session, but rather a heli-skiing trek in the Chugach Mountains with a film crew from Warren Miller Entertainment…

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