Tag: youth sports

Episode 1: When Coaches Steal the Joy from the Game

Episode 9: Confessions of a Sports Mom

There are times in youth sport when athletes want to quit “because of the coach.” As a parent, what do you do in this situation? I share some ideas with you as well as some words of encouragement for players

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Why we let players call pitches

Amanda Scarborough explained it perfectly in her article “The Power of Shaking Off.” I’m going to leave most of the talking to her on this topic. Before I do that, I just want to say that I’ve heard all kinds

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Your Job as a Sports Mom

your job as a sports parent

I’ve heard this concept stated a few different ways in recent weeks … A child is either committed to their sport or their not. You can encourage and support, but ultimately, THEY choose. Another time, I heard a successful, well

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