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What parents of high performing athletes know

Monday, August 8th, 2016

I can’t tell you how often I meet parents who are at a total loss when it comes to “getting” their kids to do something. It’s one of the most frequently asked questions I get as a sports mom, “How do you get your kids to … I can’t seem to get mine to …” […]

Sports Parenting Truth: Bullies in the Stands

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

Cheering FOR your team is one thing. Cheering AGAINST the opponent is another. Adults trying to verbally bully kids from the bleachers is NOT cool. Let the kids play!  Your presence should enhance their experience, not destroy it. That is all.

Should I Move My Daughter to This Team?

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

I often hear parents ask whether or not they should put they daughter on a more competitive and more successful team.  If that’s what your daughter is ready for and wants to do, generally speaking, it’s a great idea. However, one parent in particular mentioned that the coach of a team they were considering had […]