Social media advice: How to choose the right hashtag, create better visual posts + MORE

Social media advice: How to choose the right hashtag, create better visual posts + MORE
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Team USA Winter Games Fan Gear

This post contains affiliate links which means I will earn a small commission for any purchases made through these links at no additional cost to you. The countdown is on for the 2018 PyeongChong Winter Olympic Games happening in South Korea from February 9 through 25. I personally LOVE the Olympics.... More »
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3 Myths that are Destroying the Youth Sports Experience for our Kids + MORE

Every year, I travel throughout the US, Canada, Asia and Europe, and give well over 100 presentations to parents and coaches. I speak to tens of thousands of people about youth sports, coaching, and athlete development. Every time I do a live event, I get asked the following question: “If you are .... More »

When Your Athlete is Too Hard on Him/Herself + MORE

Got a child who is a perfectionist? Who comes home too hard on him or herself after making mistakes in a game or practice? Who always focuses on what went wrong instead of what went right? Is your child struggling with being too hard on him or herself? Are you at a loss to know...Read More .... More »
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Green Spaces as Habitats for Kids, Families, and Mobile Devices

Do you have green spaces within walking, driving, or public transport distance from your home? If you’re looking for positive ways to feel connected as a family, it’s time to get yourselves and your kids outdoors—into green spaces, parks, beaches, forests, backyards, and neighborhoods! The lat.... More »

LeBron James – NBA Superstar + MORE

LeBron James – NBA Superstar LeBron James is considered by many as the “face of the NBA” for so many reasons, including his skills and feats on the court. He is one of those rare National Basketball Association (NBA) players whose opinions have significantly influenced key league decisions.... More »
How do you choose the right hashtag when promoting your work or otherwise trying to get attention on social media? If you’ve got the perfect hashtag but someone else starts using it for a different purpose, do you stay the course or switch? What about if you’ve got a hashtag going and then an industry giant starts using a different one for the same subject? Do you jump on their powerful bandwagon even if it means abandoning the equity you’ve built on your hashtag?
Paul Bradshaw, who teaches journalism and writes the Online Journalism Blog, wondered about those types of things, and he and his students set out to find some answers…

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Last June, I had the pleasure of speaking at a press conference at Lincoln Financial Field in support of Pennsylvania State Representative Tim Briggs’ proposed concussion management legislation.  I was an eighteen-year old who had been researching concussions in sports for nearly ten months at that point—a task that I engaged in to further educate […]

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The Need for Sleep


This post appeared in the infancy of this blog back in October of 2010, I have made some editorial changes since that time. ========== It used to be that doctors would tell you to keep people awake with head injuries.  That has changed, quite a bit.  Keeping someone awake might be indicated for a possible […]

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Mother’s Day Give-Away!


A big salute to all the great moms out there who are in it to win it EVERY day in the lives of their children! We want to throw a little extra “win” into the mix this month for Mother’s Day!

Three lucky winners will get a copy of Amy’s powerful best-selling book – If I Have to Tell You One More Time…The Revolutionary Program That Gets Your Kids to Listen Without Nagging, Reminding or Yelling!

Entering is easy!

Simply leave a comment on our blog and share what you love MOST about being a mom, a stepmom, or a grandmother – and we’ll enter you to win! Our winners will be drawn at random on Monday, May 11th and they’ll have 48 hours to claim their book…

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nfl flag football tournament 1431113417 1954625263 Social media advice: How to choose the right hashtag, create better visual posts + MOREParents and coaches, how many times have you heard your kids say, “We’re never going to beat that team! The players are huge.” Or fast. Or tough.
The minute your hear this uttered by one of your team members, hold everything and have a heart-to-heart with your players.
When kids play the comparison game, they hurt their confidence…

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Even the best parent is tempted at times to over-control. If you’ve struggled with this, please, please take a few minutes to watch this video!   Are you or your child struggling with an issue in youth sports?  I’m available for one-on-one mentoring. You can find me on my website under the “Work With Janis”…

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