Say Thank You to Your Kids + MORE

Say Thank You to Your Kids + MORE

Head Games: Time Management, Priorities and Feeling Overwhelmed + MORE

To listen to this new podcast series, click on the above arrow. Welcome to Week 2 of Head Games! The mental game of youth sports is key to your child’s success and this week we focus on Time Management, Priorities, and Feeling Overwhelmed.   My co-host for the series is Diane Munoz, coun.... More »

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May Mailbag + MORE

As the sports season winds down at the high school I am finally getting to the various emails I have received. I do truly enjoy the many stories and questions I get here, often times they are very learned for me; which translates to more information for you the reader. I picked out one such [….... More »
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Help Kids Be More Mentally Resilient + MORE

The Importance of Resiliency in Youth Sports A sports parent asks, “My children seem to get easily stressed out when things go wrong while playing. Is there anything I can do about this?” The issue your children are facing is common and can be challenging. They could benefit from some tr.... More »

Sports Parenting Podcast: How Can You Best Help Your Athlete?

To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. In this episode I am featuring Alan Stein of Stronger Team. Alan has a lot of great ideas to share with parents on how they can best help their athletes perform to their potential. Alan is the owner of Stronger Team and the strength & condi.... More »
Here’s a good feature on NPR about the verification company Storyful.
In both a text and audio story, David Folkenflik tells the story of how Storyful works:

The company is constituted of a team of several dozen digitally savvy journalists operating around the clock in Dublin, New York City and Hong Kong to identify and acquire material from social media platforms for their clients — and to authenticate that content so it can be trusted for use in print…

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Say Thank You to Your Kids

– allprodad.com

 
“Thank you”
Those two words are some of the most powerful words you can say to your kids. My guess is we can all say that a little more. And I’m not talking about only when they do something you’ve asked them to do. I’m talking about thanking them just for being them…

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junior football tournaments 1414744109 82478288 Say Thank You to Your Kids + MOREMany parents we talk to are guilty of this mental game no-no before their athletes enter competition…
Over-coaching your young athletes.
When you over-coach kids just before a game, you fill their heads with information they really don’t need at that moment.
Just before a game, kids are already thinking too much all on their own…

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  Just because your kids are raised in a family doesn’t automatically mean they will have a strong sense of family.  And when I say sense of family, I mean that your kids grow up to value their family and give it a high priority in their lives. How does a strong sense of family show…Read More

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