As the words in Ecclesiastes 3 say, “There is a time for everything,” and that is especially true for sports parents. There IS a time to butt in….
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New Poll Shows Continuing Parental Discontent
About the “Youth Sports Arms Race”
By Doug Abrams
Many youth sports parents today are too young to remember much about the Arms Race that pitted the United States against the Soviet Union during the Cold War from 1945 until the Soviet state dissolved in 1991…
“A happy family is but an earlier Heaven” – George Bernard Shaw
A closer family bond is the solution to many of the trials and tribulations life throws at the family. [Tweet This] Those moments are inevitable and the way to survive and conquer them is the same as it is for any other storm — create a solid foundation…
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You probably already know that playing sports can benefit your daughter. I’m sure you can think of a few of these benefits off the top of your head, but there may be a few you haven’t thought of.
The Women’s Sports Foundation, a leading internet source for girls and women in sports, lists the following benefits for girls in sports:
Better Grades and Graduation Rate: High school girls playing sports are more likely to get better grades and more likely to graduate from high school than their non-playing counterparts…
There were three really interesting pieces I read last week tied to departures in the media biz. They don’t really have anything to do with each other, but together they give three glimpses that serve as a little snapshot of some big issues in media at the moment.
OK, only two of them do. We’ll start with them…