Sports Psychology

Should Your Kids Focus on One Sport or Many?

There seems to be a debate on whether or not keeping your kids to playing one sport will help them reach the next level and eventually earn a college scholarship. That debate appears to be over. That according to a study done by UCLA School of Medicine. According to the study, most successful athletes participate […]

Stay Cool Running this Summer!

We all love to workout outside this time of year, but depending where you live, summer and the heat can be overwhelming. It’s always best to workout or go running early in the morning or late at night during the summer months. But there are things you can do to stay cool while working out […]

Becoming a Volunteer Coach!

I have always thought that once my kids started playing sports, I would love to be their coach.  But what do I really know about being a  volunteer coach.  And when I say a coach, I don’t mean a skills coach for football or basketball, but a coach that can help my son or daughter […]

Kids with ADHD and Sports!

As parents, we all want our children to experience sports (if they want to), but for some children it’s a lot harder to do. For kids with focus issues, impulse challenges or ADHD, taking part in a structured activity with other kids can be a disaster for them. Kids with ADHD have a hard time […]

How to Recognize and Treat a Concussion!

With the spring sports season underway it’s important reminder that we understand concussions. A recent ESPN report has found a high incidence of concussions in girls who play lacrosse. So what is causing these concussions and how do we recognize the symptoms and what to do if our child suffers one. According to WebMD a […]

Difference Between a National Letter of Intent (NLI) and a Letter of Intent (LOI)

If you are a Sports Mom waiting to see if your athlete will play for an NCAA school, you are probably hoping for a National Letter of Intent from your favorite school. National signing day is less than a month away, so it’s important you know what you are getting into. A National Letter of […]

Helping Your Kids Get a Better Night Sleep!

It’s that time of year again when we are all trying to get back into a routine. And the biggest challenge may be getting our kids to go to bed on time so they are not all scary monsters in the morning. We all enjoy the summer but it plays havoc on our sleep patters […]

Free Summer Reading Programs!

Have you taken advantage of one of these free reading programs yet? These programs will help inspire your kids to read this summer and be ready for the upcoming school year. Here are a few of my favorites: Barnes and Noble Summer Reading Program: This program is for kids in grades 1st – 6th! Here […]

Yoga Poses to Relieve Stress!

I’m such a fan of Yoga! Finding the time to do it is another story. I recently read an article on the Huffington Post about poses that actually help relieve stress. It reminded me how much I really needed Yoga back in my life. So I decided to start with my favorite three poses. And […]

How to Motivate Your Kids (and Yourself) for Spring Sports!

We have all enjoyed a nice long break of watching movies, playing board games and crashing! But the time has come when baseball tryouts or a long soccer practice is about to consume our weekly schedules. And with the weather as cold as it is nationwide, we are all going to need a little nudge […]

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