We are thrilled to welcome Dayna Abraham to the blog! Dayna is a long-time friend of Positive Parenting Solutions. She offers helpful and practical advice for kids who have sensory processing differences and intense emotions. In celebration of her new book, we’ve asked Dayna to share her best .... More »
When Casey Stengel was managing the hapless New York Mets in their first year of existence in 1962, Casey became so frustrated with his team’s lack of fundamental baseball that he once exclaimed in frustration: “Can’t anybody here play this game?”
That moment was well over 50.... More »
I don’t know how I’ve missed this, but Niemanstoryboard.org has a feature called Annotation Tuesday! in which one writer interviews another about some recent or famous piece, and the questions and answers are interspersed throughout the story itself.
It’s like the audio commentary.... More »
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
A skilled athletic trainer (ATC) is an invaluable part of the student-athlete’s sports injury care
Schools with ATCs will consistently have healthier athletes .... More »
In “Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your sports psychology and mental training questions about how to use visualization for athletes in competition. Visit Peaksports.com and click on contact us to submit your question for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast or po.... More »
Jadeveon Clowney at 2014 NFL Scouting CombineWith the Olympics over and the NBA and NHL not yet into playoff mode, the NFL knows its fans need a shot of football in late winter. To prepare us (and the team general managers and coaches) for the NFL Draft in early May, 300 of the best college football players visited Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis last week for the annual NFL Scouting Combine…
On Sunday, February 16, the Nanaimo (B.C.) Clippers edged the Prince George Cougars, 3-2, on a hotly disputed goal in the final moments of a hard-fought double-overtime pee wee hockey tournament game in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The victory moved the Tier I Clippers into fifth place in the 43rd annual Vernon Coca-Cola Invitational…
I had the pleasure of talking youth ice hockey with Doug Abrams this AM on my radio show. Now, normally, I have Doug on — who’s on the faculty at teh Univ of Missouri School of Law – to discuss legal aspects regarding sports parenting — and he and our colleague Steve Kallas are just terrific – but for some time I have wanted to discuss in some detail the mindset of Hockey Moms and Dads with Doug…
If you’re not much of a romantic, we think you’ll love this funny take on a popular song. It’s true that life sometimes seems to get in the way of, well, life. But that’s no reason to throw in the towel altogether. Enjoy this funny video and then take a moment to think of a small gesture you can do for your wife today that will show her how much you truly love her…
Concord, MA, March 2, 2014: On Friday, March 7, 2014, Brooke de Lench will be
participating in a day-long symposium presented by the University of Maryland’s Journal of Business & Technology Law (JBTL) on the "State of Concussions: Protecting Athletes through Advances in Law, Public Health, and Science…
Okay, men. Raise your hand if you were less than thrilled when Valentine’s Day rolled around, and if you secretly wish such occasions had never been invented. So that’s, let me count, around seventy-five million of you.
It may be easy to dismiss sappy, contrived, cheesy holidays invented by the greeting card industry and propped up by florists and chocolatiers – but that’s just one day! Fact is, there’s never a shortage of opportunity for All Pro Dads to practice their Prince Charming moves, plus teach their kids a thing or two about how to treat a woman…