Let’s be honest. We are all guilty of manipulation in one way or another. Parents do it. Kids do it. Coaches do it. It’s very difficult to stop doing and, in fact, it almost seems like manipulation is a default mechanism in many relationships. But healthy relationships cannot be driven b.... More »
Whether or not you have a budding ecologist, neuroscientist, or engineer, all children gain important abilities when parents support and encourage doing at-home science experiments.
For kids of all ages, the benefits are enormous. Doing science projects helps develop a child’s resourcefulness, par.... More »
Imagine a basketball game with a packed gymnasium and everyone appears dressed for a Halloween costume parity. The crowd is totally silent until the home team, the Taylor University Knights, score the 10th point. And then, pandemonium ensues. The crowd erupts with noise and dance.
It’s an annu.... More »
A study on Harvard MBA grads revealed that 3% of the grads made ten times as much as the other 97% combined. Wow! The difference was they had clear, written goals and plans to accomplish them. I wish someone had taught me this as a kid. I didn’t learn how to consistently practice goal s.... More »
I’ve given this a great deal of thought, and of all the crucial issues confronting youth and amateur sports, I think the growing concern of coping with unrealistic parental expectations may be at the very epicenter of all the problems that coaches and parents face today.
Yes, of course, issues.... More »
Down in the dumps? Depressed about your fantasy football team? Or, is your local NFL team in a downward spiral? Worried about the state of sports and all the shenanigans happening on and off the field? Fear no more. Let’s shift the focus to something more positive.
3 Inspirational Sports Stories
Here are 3 inspirational sports stories to share with friends to brighten everyone’s spirits…
The original purpose of The Concussion Blog was – and still is – to inform those that choose to look about concussions. Part of this goal has been looking deeper into issues and “lip service” given to the brain injury we know as concussions. In 2010, when the blog began, this was a novel idea […]
Do your kids know how to fight? No one needs to teach kids to fight; they are born with that instinct. But there is a healthy way and an unhealthy way to handle conflict. By teaching your kids the right way, they can “fight” in a way that resolves conflict instead of escalating it. There will be…
“The strength of a nation is derived from the integrity of its homes.” – Confucius
We only get this one shot at being a dad. There are no do-overs in parenting. [Tweet This] It’s all permanent. So when it comes to balancing family and friends, it’s important to carefully consider your priorities…
Stick with me for a second as I talk about this ivoh.org blog post about the new site Ebola Deeply.
After all, the headline on Mallory Jean Tanore’s piece is “What media outlets can learn from the Ebola Deeply news site,” and we’re all media outlets, right?
The site, launched last week by Lara Setrakian, a former ABC reporter who also founded Syria Deeply, is dedicated to nothing but coverage of the Ebola outbreak…