Sports And Character Series: Respecting Your Opponents

Sports And Character Series: Respecting Your Opponents

With good sportsmanship, we must look beyond respecting our coach and teammates—but also to supporting our competitors. Win or lose, respecting your opponents both on and off the field, court, or competitive arena is a sign of good character. Cheer Don’t Jeer The...
Sports and Character Series: 3 Ways of Building Self Esteem

Sports and Character Series: 3 Ways of Building Self Esteem

In our first installment of our Sports and Character series we discussed life lessons that can be learned while enjoying the playing of the game. One of the lessons that comes through in competitive sports is self-esteem. We have covered a few ways to build...
Balancing School and Sports

Balancing School and Sports

Whether your student participates in year-round or seasonal athletic programs, balancing their obligations to both school and sports can be challenging. The more kids in your family, the more extracurricular commitments. If you aren’t mindful, the entire family will...
Is It Too Late To Start A Sport In Middle School?

Is It Too Late To Start A Sport In Middle School?

Many kids find a sport they love in elementary school, and by the time they reach middle school, they are exceptionally skilled. However, not all kids are interested in sports until they reach middle school, or maybe your preteen has burnt out on a previous...