As parents, it feels good—great even —when our kids NEED us. When they turn to us for guidance, affection, even that peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Those are all good things.
We do have to remind ourselves, however, our long-term parenting goal is to guide our kids from being totally depen.... More »
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
It’s very important to discuss timing of ACL surgery with your orthopedic surgeon
I recommend looking out over your calendar and working backwards one year fro.... More »
Seriously, folks, it’s time to watch what you say in the stands… Are you facing a roadblock in your parenting? In your sports parenting? I’m a certified life coach who can help you. I’m not a counselor, therapist, or even a consultant. I will not tell you what to do,.... More »
Do Sports Kids Worry Too Much About What Parents Think?
In “Sports Parents Success Tips,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your youth sports psychology and mental training questions about sports parents and the mental game challenges their sports kids have. Visit Peaksports.com and click on cont.... More »
We are pleased to announce the winners of the second annual CoachUp Scholarship program. Applicants submitted essays describing how sports affected their lives, recommendation letters, and videos for consideration. The CoachUp Scholarship Program awards student-athletes who embody the CoachUp valu.... More »
Wow! What a winter this has been. Here in the Midwest, it has been one of the worst winters in decades. In other parts of the country, where winter weather rarely rears its ugly head, it has snowed, reached freezing temps, and has just been brutal.
You and your kids are probably ready and pretty anxious to get outside…
I like this New York Magazine profile of Upworthy, which writer Nitsuh Abebe describes as “one of the fastest-growing media sites in internet history.”
What I like about it is that it’s based on solid reporting. Abebe asks a lot of good questions and clearly spent a lot of time talking to and observing Upworthy’s founders and staff…
It’s one of the first questions that most sports parents have to confront: Is it a good – or bad – idea to volunteer to coach your own son or daughter on a youth team?
To me, in my experience, this is always a good thing…BUT you have to be aware of some of the pitfalls that may await you…
Been on a video binge lately… Look for more, but for today please take a listen to Elanor Profetto. There are some points that some may (including me) not agree with entirely, but she has earned the right to be heard! Not only is she a pharmaceutical epidemiologist, she is the widow of Ralph Wenzel…