Mission Summer: Pass on Your Family Tradition + MORE

Mission Summer: Pass on Your Family Tradition + MORE

Sports Parents, Whose Game Is it? Yours or Your Child’s? + MORE

Sports parents, are you letting your child play his or her game, or are they playing yours? 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. It’s hard for spor.... More »
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4 Ways to Raise an Empathy Rich Child + MORE

Guest Post by Katie Hurley, LCSW Six months ago, I took my eight-year-old daughter on a road trip to San Francisco. It was her first trip to the area and she researched the city to find the best spots to visit. The list was long and we didn’t stand a chance of completing it in two days, but she.... More »
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NEW Swimming Award Certificates Make a Splash! + MORE

These swimming award certificates will come in handy for all types of swimming occasions. When kids learn how to swim, take their first dive into the pool or just excel at swimming, it might be time to recognize their achievements in a memorable way. This 6-pack bundle of swimming certificates templ.... More »

Momentum Among Female Coaches in Professional Sports + MORE

Lieberman texted ESPN Radio’s Ian Fitzsimmons last night saying, “I am a King.” One year after Becky Hammon became the first full-time female coach in the NBA, the Sacramento Kings announced Nancy Lieberman will be joining their team. The second female NBA assistant head coach is no strang.... More »

Should My Child Play Up? The Do’s and Don’ts of Moving Kids to Older Age Groups

Manchester United’s Carrington Training Center is not only one of the finest youth soccer academies in the world. On every field, the future of the club is evident, as aspiring young players dodge, weave, pass and move the United way. At the same time, everywhere you turn you stare at history. Ima.... More »
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

For serious athletes at any age, nutrition is an often overlooked but incredibly important component of athletic performance
Each body will react differently to food and fluid recommendations, it’s best to do a bit of experimenting in the preseason
She’s as much of a believer in low-fat chocolate milk as a recovery drink as I am!
Her book provides outstanding practical advice in one source for all athletes

Nancy Clark is an internationally renowned sports nutritionist based in Boston…

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flag football tournament 1405033013 1884119412 Mission Summer: Pass on Your Family Tradition + MOREDo your sports kids hold goofy beliefs about what boosts their performance?
They may think that they’ll perform well if they wear a certain pair of socks, or sport a red headband, or eat five granola bars before a game.
Often such ideas come from past wins. They may have played well one day when they were wearing green-and-white striped underwear, and think that wearing it every game will boost their performance…

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When I was young my family took an annual trip to the New Jersey shore.  One of my favorite things we did was we would get up early and walk to the local donut place.  It was one of those mom and pop places where they would let their customers watch them make the donuts.  Then we would all choose a donut and walk back home

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