The Cost of Youth Sports: How Much is Too Much? + MORE

The Cost of Youth Sports: How Much is Too Much? + MORE
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The Key to Success is Within Your Child’s Developing Mind + MORE

Every parent wants to know the key to success that will help a son or daughter thrive in life, that “secret sauce” for raising a healthy child. Does such a sauce exist? The answer depends on your mindset as a parent and how you turn your mindset into practice with your children. Here’s a quiz:.... More »

DANGERS OF HAZING: After a Serious Hazing Incident, HS Football Players Win the Right to Continue Season

Well, if it’s HS football season… then unfortunately, it’s also hazing season. That’s not to say that hazing doesn’t occur in all sports…it certainly does.  But that being said, hazing seems to be an unwanted annual tradition when it comes to HS football — and especially during Au.... More »
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Why Pregame Mental Prep is Critical for Athletes + MORE

Pregame Mental Preparation For Young Athletes Just before a game or competition, kids need to be as mentally ready as possible. However, it’s hard to do this when kids feel anxious, distracted, worried or tense about what’s about to happen. This can undermine kids’ performance and con.... More »

Sports Technology–Wearable Technology

As many readers of this blog know, I have an affection for technology! Over the past few years, more and more technology is seeping into sports especially technology being integrated into clothing. Imbedded technology provides the opportunity to gather feedback on performance such as ground contact .... More »

9 Rules of Etiquette for Losing + MORE

No one likes losing. But everyone has to do it now and then, some more than others. Last weekend, my husband was working on his never-ending task of cleaning out the garage and he came across the newspaper clippings of his high school varsity softball team’s section championship loss. We remin.... More »
 
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The cost of youth sports continues to increase with the goals parents are setting for their young athletes and as competition gets more heated. Loftier goals + stiffer competition=more money spent. The question you as a sports parent must ask yourself is this: how much is too much? I’ve read stories of parents who won’t go…

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