How Parents Can Help Kids Stay in Sports
More then 70 percent of children drop out of organized sports by the time they are 15.
As sports parents, it’s up to you to try to keep sports as fun and stress-free as possible to avoid having kids drop out.
The number one reason your kids will quit sport.... More »
This post is sponsored by CoachTube, a marketplace for learning and teaching online sports where athletes and coaches are mastering new skills taught by the top 1% of coaches. Many parents assume that the season will be shaped solely by what happens at their child’s practice. But the h.... More »
In Praise of Youth Football
Guest Column from Wayne Mazzoni
Listening to Coach Wolff’s show this past Sunday morning, but not having the time to call in, I feel compelled to add to the conversation on youth football. Having been a part of youth sports as a player, coach, and parent, I can tell y.... More »
8 Things To Consider While Choosing Your Child’s Coach Let’s be realistic here — as a parent of a child participating in youth sports, you will rarely be in the position to choose the coach. But when you have that option, or when you’re looking for a private coach to help y.... More »
Living in Minnesota, it can be a long winter unless one embraces the great outdoors. Having enjoyed spring, summer and fall hikes at nearby Lebanon State Park, it was time to see if walking trails could be as enjoyable in the winter. Friends who had recently purchased snowshoes encouraged us to give.... More »
Habits can either make you or break you. As an adult, you know the power they have over you. That’s why it’s so important for you to help your kids start developing good habits early. And this is especially true when it comes to playing sports. My guest writer today knows all about playing, coaching, and…
A journalist once asked former United States Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren why he read newspapers from back to front, rather than front to back. "I always turn to the sports pages first, which record people’s accomplishments," he answered. "The front page has nothing but people’s failures…
The American Medical Association calls domestic violence a "public health problem that has reached epidemic proportions." Most victims are vulnerable women and children assaulted by male perpetrators. Most victims emerge physically battered or emotionally scarred. An alarming number end up being murdered…