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Kids and Team Sports: Should Parents Push Their Children to Play?

John McCormick | Posted 04.21.2013 | Parents
John McCormick

For me, spring begins when the air fills with the crack of the bat or the snap of a ball hitting a glove. It begins in February, when baseball spring training gets underway. As a parent, my real joy comes from watching Little Leaguers play. I can't wait to root for my kids on the ball field.

The Big Question Everyone Asks About Homeschooling

Quinn Cummings | Posted 10.07.2012 | Parents
Quinn Cummings

I worked all day homeschooling my kid and I worked all evening muscling deadbeat fee payers. Alice's positive learning experience was making me very negative.

Why Do Women Bully Other Women in the Workplace?

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 05.09.2012 | Women
Barbara Greenberg

I've seen it. I've experienced it and dear God I certainly hope that I haven't been guilty of it. Now, though, I feel validated in my observations and...

'My Son Refuses To Play Team Sports'

The Huffington Post | Susan Stiffelman | Posted 03.09.2012 | Parents

Dear Susan, I want my son to play team sports like I did so he will develop self esteem, but he doesn't want to. He played basketball and soccer un...

Are Team Sports Hurting Our Children?

Darell Hammond | Posted 12.04.2011 | Parents
Darell Hammond

Seventy percent of kids give up sports entirely by age 13. When asked by Michigan State University researchers why they quit sports, kids almost universally said, "It's not fun anymore."

Weekend Warrior

Graham James | Posted 09.27.2011 | New York
Graham James

I was not, as they say, "athletically inclined" as a youth. I'm not going to go into too much detail (I save those conversations for my therapist) but let me give you one concrete example.

Title IX and the Women's World Cup

Tracy Baim | Posted 09.10.2011 | Sports
Tracy Baim

Watching the Women's World Cup, and the incredible U.S. quarterfinal win Sunday against Brazil, I am reminded just how important Title IX has been to the women's movement, and for me personally as a woman.

Disabled Iraq War Veteran Gets Inspired... And So Can You

Eric Frazier | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eric Frazier

For most people, the road to recovery starts when they enter a rehabilitation hospital. For me, my recovery process started when I left my final rehabilitation hospital and joined a team called World T.E.A.M. Sports.