Why Your Kids Should Play Only One Sport…Each Season + MORE

Why Your Kids Should Play Only One Sport…Each Season + MORE
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10 Youth Sports Travel Hacks for Parents + MORE

These travel hacks for youth sports parents provide shortcuts and ideas which will make the trip easier. With my daughter playing travel softball, my son playing travel basketball and my youngest playing travel volleyball and basketball, we traveled a lot for youth sports. We probably didn’t d.... More »
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Why is it so Important for Your Child to Learn to Fight For Himself? + MORE

Please excuse the shakiness of this video, but I made it last weekend as I drove across the country from Florida to Oregon with my son, helping him move to a new location. He’s a great young man, I believe in him, he’s strong and he will do well. But it sucks that it’s so very...R.... More »

The Great Trophy Debate: Do We Need Participation Awards? + MORE

“Daddy, do we get trophies for playing lacrosse this spring?” my son asked me a few months back. “No, you get to go out and run around and have lots of fun while learning lacrosse,” I said. “OK!” Then he turned and ran out on the field for the start of his first practice. According [...].... More »

Sports Parenting Podcast: How Parents and Coaches Should Work Together

To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. What are sports parents biggest concerns? How does the job of parent and coach differ? What can coaches and parent do to get on the same page when it comes to youth sports? In this episode Emily Cohen from TeamSnap answers these questions and mo.... More »
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Binge Watching Sports + MORE

The third season of House of Cards will be released by Netflix on February 27, 2015. The popular series featuring Kevin Spacey as Frank Underwood has been eagerly awaited by fans. Many of whom will watch multiple shows in one sitting in a practice known as binge watching (or binge viewing). Binge wa.... More »
My family is wrapping up one of the busiest seasons we’ve had. The summer time should be a time to unwind and relax, but for us, I have to admit, it has been a grind. And most of it has been self-induced. It’s probably the challenge that plagues most sports loving families. Multiple kids playing multiple sports…

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A Higher Purpose Than Winning

– changingthegameproject.com

If you put a bunch of top coaches, sport scientists and psychologists in a room together, they may not agree on much. They would agree on one thing though: an overemphasis on winning and competition, instead of practice and development, is detrimental to the long term performance of young athletes. Unfortunately, today in youth sports […

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Buzzfeed asked 20 established writers of color for their best advice to writers just starting out. The resulting 39 answers make for enlightening reading. For anyone.
Here are the three questions Buzzfeed asked:

What piece of advice would you, as a writer of color, give to burgeoning writers/journalists of color?
What do you know now about being a writer of color that you wish you’d known when you first started?
Is there anything you did as a writer starting out that you now regret?
Here’s the first answer, from Cord Jefferson, who left Gawker earlier this year to write for LeBron James’ upcoming TV show, “Survivor’s Remorse…

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“Football is a simple game; 22 men chase a ball for 90 minutes and at the end, the Germans always win.” – Gary Lineker Sunday’s game was scoreless into the 112th minute, but still an exciting one with an attacking, offensive mindset for both teams. That said, I am not writing this post to give […]

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