Category Archives: Parents

Three Questions Youth Sports Parents Should Ask Themselves

Written on December 7, 2017 at 8:34 pm, by

My kid just turned four and, like many of your kids around that age, his interest in playing sports is starting to really bloom. He’s always been an active child, but in the past few months, he has become more interested in this whole “sports” thing. In many ways, he has had a typical amount  Continue Reading »

Five Challenges to Being a Better Youth Sports Parent

Written on December 7, 2017 at 8:03 pm, by

As a researcher, I spend a lot of time immersed in the world of youth sports. Tournaments, games, practices, you name it. During the years I have spent on the sidelines, I have started to see very clear patterns that, while imperceptible to most parents and coaches around me, shape everything that happens on and  Continue Reading »