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How Long Before I'm the One Attacking My Son's Coach With a Kettlebell?

Shanna Belott | Posted 06.26.2015 | Impact
Shanna Belott

Parents these days not only want the best for their kids, they want their kids to be the best. Immediately.

Sports Set Our Kids Up For Success -- But WE Must Follow Through

Scott Rosberg | Posted 05.05.2015 | Sports
Scott Rosberg

Sports can be extremely valuable in the growth and development of young people. However, it is up to us as the adults to do everything we can to make sure that what we want them to learn and enjoy from the experience are the very things that we are teaching them.

The Trophy Debate: A Dissent

Kenneth Barish, Ph.D. | Posted 11.30.2013 | Parents
Kenneth Barish, Ph.D.

When the trophy becomes more important than the activity itself, when children are uninterested in improving their skills, or when a child believes that just showing up is good enough, these attitudes also have deeper causes.

How to Avoid the Most Common Parenting Mistake

Kenneth Barish, Ph.D. | Posted 07.24.2013 | Parents
Kenneth Barish, Ph.D.

What can we do? How can we avoid frequent criticism and still provide children with the guidance and instruction they need?