SPORTS PARENTING TRENDS: Two Cases of Special Needs Athletes — Two Very Different Outcomes + MORE

SPORTS PARENTING TRENDS: Two Cases of Special Needs Athletes — Two Very Different Outcomes + MORE

How to Defeat Sports Parenting Anxiety + MORE

Do you ever suffer from sports parenting anxiety? Just about every sports parent feels it, the anxiousness in the pit of your stomach when you’re worried about your child. I’ve felt it many times in 22 years of sports parenting. There were times when my son was a senior quarterback that .... More »

5 Ways to Find Joy as a Sports Parent + MORE

Do you find that your days are flying by all too quickly because you’re so busy? When this happens it’s easy to forget to “smell the roses” along the way. Parents are especially susceptible to this because raising kids is probably the most demanding job ever. Who even has the.... More »

Top Performing 2015-2016 NFL Teams + MORE

Top Performing 2015-2016 NFL Teams The 2015-16 NFL season is underway, and (with 11 weeks under the belt) enough time has passed to draw some conclusions about standings. There’s been a number of memorable games, including the victory of the Cincinnati Bengals over the Seattle Seahawks (27-24). Th.... More »

Sports Parenting Podcast: A Fitness Performance Coach Talks to Parents + MORE

To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. In this episode I am featuring Mike Guevara of www.thefactorytraining.com. Mike is not just any fitness coach, he happens to be the fitness coach of Victoria Azarenka, who just beat Serena Williams yesterday in the BNP Paribas Open title in Ind.... More »

A Beginner’s Guide to Sports Parenting

Sports parenting is as easy as signing your child up and getting him to practice, right? If this is your child’s first, second, or even third year of playing youth sports, then you are still relatively new to the game. It may seem easy, and you may think, This is great! This is fun! WhereR.... More »
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flag football tournaments 1428395418 1998849344 SPORTS PARENTING TRENDS: Two Cases of Special Needs Athletes —  Two Very Different Outcomes + MOREThere are times when it’s just easier to work out from home. Bad weather conditions, a narrower time window for your workout, or perhaps you just need to be home for another reason are some of the root causes for wanting to have a suitable substitute for a gym workout.
It’s pretty common for families to have at least one significant exercise equipment machine…

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To listen to the comparison podcast, click on the above arrow. Do you ever find yourself comparing your child with another athlete on his  or her team or with a sibling? I began this podcast with the idea that comparison was not good, but I learned even as I talked with my guest Caz McCaslin…Read More

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A Tale of Two Cities: Special Needs Athletes and the High School Varsity
By Doug Abrams
 
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, . . . it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness.”
— Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities (1859)…

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