The New Republic celebrates 100 years with 100 great stories + MORE

The New Republic celebrates 100 years with 100 great stories + MORE
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55 Best Back-to-School Articles for Parents + MORE

Parents, are you ready for back-to-school? Your parenting mindset just might be the most important way to impact your children’s learning and development!  The following authors share the latest thinking and research on learning, achievement, family well-being, parent engagement, special need.... More »
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Minnesota Gophers Don’t Sit Out NCCA Big Dance + MORE

The NCAA Tournament tips off today with a full schedule of games, and this year a surprise guest is the Minnesota Gophers. With only 7 wins last year, coupled with some off the court troubles, Minnesota wasn’t expected to do much this season. Apparently the word didn’t reach the young team and c.... More »

DISCIPLINE ISSUES: An Ongoing Issue for Parents, Coaches, and Kids + MORE

This is a topic that doesn’t seem to be discussed all that much these days. And yet, it’s an issue that continues to be a real concern for coaches, athletic directors, parents, and of course the athletes. I’m talking about the art of disciplining athletes, especially HS and travel team ath.... More »

How the Hard Work of Youth Sports is Still Fun

This post is sponsored by Genius of Play, a one-stop source for play ideas that build real skills. There is rarely anything fun about the hard work of youth sports. Although hard work and fun can co-exist in youth sports, let’s not sugar coat the sweat, the sore muscles, and the exhaustion that yo.... More »
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Childhood Trauma: How Adults Can Foster Healing and Resilience + MORE

Childhood trauma often occurs from distressing events or relationships that exceed a young person’s ability to understand or process a traumatic experience. Most of us link trauma with tragedies like mass shootings, rape, accidents, war, or natural disasters. But childhood trauma is also associate.... More »
                                                        By Steve Kallas
Much was made during this year’s Little League World Series (“LLWS”) back in late August about the fact that Little League participants, mostly 12- and 13-year-olds, should somehow be paid for being in the LLWS…

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It’s been three months since the New Yorker made 231 of its greatest stories available online to celebrate a website design, so you must be finished reading that collection by now.
So you should have plenty of time to dig into 100 Years 100 Stories, a celebration by The New Republic of its 100th anniversary…

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 1414657661 198411602 The New Republic celebrates 100 years with 100 great stories + MOREOak Harbor and Marysville Pilchuck, two Seattle area high schools, were scheduled to play for the title game last Friday night. But, tragedy struck on game day.
A freshman student of Marysville Pilchuck walked into his own school cafeteria with a gun and began shooting, killing one and injuring several others…

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Pornography is a powerful threat to our sons. It skews their view of sex, love, women, and relationships. Obviously when we were younger access to graphic sexual images were not as easy to come by as they are today. A magazine belonging to friend’s dad or a movie on late-night cable TV was our most common exposure…

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To Listen to the podcast, click on the arrow above. Winning and losing: the lifeblood of sports. Every team wants to win; nobody likes to lose. If your child’s been playing for awhile, I’m sure he is no different. How does he handle winning and losing? With humility? With arrogance? With anger? You can sugar…

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