Top Psychology Today Articles for Parents + MORE

Top Psychology Today Articles for Parents + MORE

Athletic Trainers' Group Issues Position Statement On The Use Of Mouthguards In Preventing Dental Injuries

With increased participation in high school and college sports, and injuries, including to the teeth, on the rise as well, the National Athletic Trainers' Assocaition has issued new guidelines (1) on how to prevent and manage sport-related dental and oral injuries through the use of mouthguards. .... More »
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Is “I don’t want to talk about it!” an Option in Your House? + MORE

Don’t sweep issues under the rug. Don’t ignore the elephant in the room. Sure, give your kids space and time when they need it, but don’t neglect teaching them this very important skill…       Are you or your child struggling with an issue in youth sports?  I.... More »

Confession: I’m Too Harsh with My Kids + MORE

  I realized, I’m too harsh with my kids. The other day, I was driving with my two kids in the backseat. My daughter started to do things that annoyed my son. He was clearly upset and started laying into her. Immediately, I noticed his harsh words and tone. My daughter was hurt and began .... More »
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Staying Sharp During the Dog Days of Summer + MORE

Staying Sharp During the Dog Days of Summer Just because children have long forgotten about homework during the summer, that doesn’t mean they should also forget about all they’ve worked towards in sports. The warmer months are no excuse for children to fall out of the habit of training, but wit.... More »

One Good Reason For Quitting Youth Sports + MORE

Quitting youth sports is not something I would usually go around recommending because I love it so much and believe it can teach kids so much, but there’s an exception to every rule and here’s one reason why I’d advise it for your child. If your child is not growing in o confidence.... More »
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In the same spirit that I publish and update my list of the Best Back-to-School Articles for Parents in late summer, this is my first annual Spring 2014 Review of Psychology Today articles…

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Here’s a suggestion for Little League baseball and softball coaches.
Every year, in anticipation of the upcoming season, coaches get together to hold an annual draft of ballplayers. Coaches — either inspired by their own fantasy-league baseball drafts, or maybe they really do think they are better at evaluating young ballplayers better than their competitors – get together and stage a “draft” of players…

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kids football tournaments 1397335527 233804986 Top Psychology Today Articles for Parents + MOREFor those familiar with Amy Purdy and her story, her success on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars should come as no surprise. Purdy hasn’t just been overcoming obstacles since the double amputation of both her legs at age 19 – she’s been plowing right through them as if they never existed in the first place…

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