Positive Parenting: Powerful Ways to Raise Healthy Kids + MORE

Positive Parenting: Powerful Ways to Raise Healthy Kids + MORE

New Coach, Teacher, Friends, School? 5 Steps to Helping Your Child Handle Change + MORE

This post is sponsored by TeamSnap, a company that does its very best to make back-to-school sports as easy as possible by providing the best tools to help teams and parents run their organizations smoothly. As a new school year gets under way, your child may have to handle change in more than one .... More »

A Great Way to Show Your Team Spirit! + MORE

Here’s a great way to show your team spirit! My husband is a business owner by day and a coach by night and one way he shows support for his team is by hanging a team flag in his shop. The locals coming in know that he is a supporter of their beloved Cowboys! I...Read More   &#.... More »
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Help Your Kids Avoid Sports Drop Out + MORE

How Parents Can Help Kids Stay in Sports More then 70 percent of children drop out of organized sports by the time they are 15. As sports parents, it’s up to you to try to keep sports as fun and stress-free as possible to avoid having kids drop out. The number one reason your kids will quit sport.... More »

USING PUNISHMENT AS A COACHING TOOL + MORE

A lot of coaches regularly employ punishment as a "teaching" tool with their athletes and teams. If the team/athlete fails to execute well, makes a lot of mistakes or loses, the coach punishes them with more physically brutal practices, extra trainings and usually extra, long hard conditioning.  I.... More »
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Help Girls In Sports Overcome Bullying + MORE

Girls and women in sports like to focus on relationships, while boys and men are less likely to do this, says Joan Steidinger, author of “Sisterhood in Sports: How Female Athletes Collaborate and Compete.” But while focusing on relationships has many pluses—kids who do this are likely.... More »
Everyone wants to be a positive parent. But what does that mean? The term positive parenting is becoming more widespread as the practice of parenting becomes influenced by research in the new scientific field of positive psychology. Simply put, positive parenting behaviors are those that nurture the development of children’s core abilities…

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You might remember a post I wrote early last year about Netscape founder-turned venture capitalist Marc Andreessen’s optimism about the news business, which we can also call the journalism or content business.
Here’s a snippet:

Andreessen argues that industry growth, even if a lot of that growth is made of “crap,” can lead to higher quality work…

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Sports Parents, You Can CHOOSE

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Sports parents, I’d like to challenge you with a word for 2015. And that word is: CHOOSE. I’ve never been big on resolutions, but I can certainly keep one word in my mind and the more I dwell on what Choose means, the more I am reminded that I do indeed have a choice to make…Read More

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