The Incredibly Massive Importance of Play + MORE

The Incredibly Massive Importance of Play + MORE

SPORT SAFETY: Has HS Football Become an Endangered Species?

The last few years have been a rocky time for HS football players – and for their parents as well. So far this season, eight HS football players have died while participating in the sport. Clearly, no one ever wants to go through the heartache of watching a teen-aged son collapse  — and.... More »
 The Incredibly Massive Importance of Play + MORE

A Life-Changing Tip for Smoothing Transitions so You can Actually Put the Groceries Away + MORE

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 »
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Social media makes publishing quickly—and making mistakes—easy + MORE

A lot of mistakes happen when you work too quickly. Just ask anyone who showed up on the Marquette campus last week expecting a press conference announcing Shaka Smart as the new men’s basketball coach. Or anyone at the New York Post, which reported that a body found in a ditch was that of.... More »
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Effort Contributes to Success, A CoachUp Basketball Success Story + MORE

Jacob was an enthusiastic and energetic player on his town’s basketball team. While he worked hard both at practice and home with his father, Bill, he needed a little something more to become the “go-to” point guard on his team. In an effort to find Jacob additional instruction.... More »

How to Recognize the Uncontrollables and Stay Focused on What Matters Most + MORE

When you go into a game focusing on one or more UC’s or “uncontrollables” three things will always happen to you. First, you will begin to get nervous and physically tense. Second, you will lose your self-confidence. Third, and as a direct result of these first two, your performance will qui.... More »
A few weeks ago hundreds of thousands of people converged on New York City for the Super Bowl. Each year no matter where it is held, it is a huge event. It is also a huge opportunity. A huge opportunity for those in the business of human trafficking.

The average age a teen enters the sex trade in the U…

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Each year, thousands of children are kidnapped for the purpose of prostitution and pornography. Oftentimes, this happens right under our nose and we are none the wiser. This short video clip highlights the horror of human trafficking and how it happens.

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nfl flag football tournament 1394027335 1333923053 The Incredibly Massive Importance of Play + MOREThe Big Lead has an interview with Jeff Pearlman, who has just released “Showtime,” a book about the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers.
It’s a good read because Pearlman, a former Sports Illustrated writer who has also written books about Walter Payton, the ’90s Dallas Cowboys, Roger Clemons, Barry Bonds and the 1986 New York Mets, talks about his process of conceiving, researching and writing a book…

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The Incredibly Massive Importance of Play


Let me be blunt and scream this from the rooftop: the best athletes PLAY sports. They don’t work them, they play them. When sport becomes more work than play, athletes struggle, they grind, and if they cannot get back to playing instead of working, they eventually drop out. From youth to pros, when the fun […

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