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How To Begin The School Year Without Overscheduling

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 08.31.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Look for cues of exhaustion such as irritability, headaches, stomach aches, trouble settling down to fall asleep,or falling asleep in the car on the way home from the activity. These are red flags that too much may be planned and you and your child need a second look at what's been scheduled.

The Travel Team Dad

Fred Engh | Posted 02.16.2017 | Parents
Fred Engh

According to my golfing friend Louie, travel team baseball seems to be a pretty profitable business. Well, I guess so if you figure that Louie and his team will spend approximately $15,000 to travel to Cooperstown, N.Y. for one week this summer to play in a two-day tournament.

Tom Brady is Right About Youth Sports

Fred Engh | Posted 10.20.2016 | Parents
Fred Engh

I cringe when I think that today's kids probably haven't a clue as to what Tom Brady is talking about. Instead of playing any sport they want, whenever they want, they are pushed by their parents to be on travel teams in a season that seemingly never ends.

5 Things I Didn't Expect To Love About Competitive Sports For Kids

Leah Ariniello | Posted 06.29.2013 | Parents
Leah Ariniello

There are a number of really good reasons to have a child experience this level of competitive sports -- they just may not be the reasons you'd expect.

Who Is Winning The Competition Between Sports And Religion?

David Briggs | Posted 06.03.2013 | Religion
David Briggs

Survive and advance is one mantra of teams in the NCAA basketball tournament culminating in the Final Four. One strategy for churches struggling in a sports-obsessed culture may be a similar strategy: Adapt and advance.