Ask any parent of a teenager and they probably have a colourful story of just what happens to the fridge when their sons and daughters arrive home from a hard day at school.
Believe it or not, your teens really do care what you think. According to this study, boys (82%) and girls (76%) said they valued their parents’ opinions over their friends’ when it came to serious decisions.
When we are good at parenting, we tend to settle into the status quo, and in doing so, we miss out on what is best.
Safe teen driver. No, that is not an oxymoron. You can prepare your teen and guide them to being safe drivers.
Having a trash can in the car can save you from serious heartache. It keeps the car clean, keeps Mom happy, and keeps peace on a long trip—three things that are crucial in life.
Playing backup as an athlete in youth sports is a job that is often under-valued. But, it is the hardest, mentally and emotionally for any athlete.
The list of things for sports parents to be afraid of is very, very long. And the older our kids get, the longer the list gets.
Do you constantly interfere when your child has a friend over to play? Insist they always wear clothes that meet your standards?
Here are some ideas to show love to your children in simple ways because let’s be honest, your actions will speak louder than your words.
There ARE ways, however, to help your child strive for success without being an overbearing sports parent.
As we continue to work our way completely back to normal in youth sports at all levels, we revel in the fact that in most areas around the country, masks have been removed from players and an unlimited number of spectators are able to attend games.
When I ask sports parents what their biggest challenges are, I hear often that many struggle to maintain balance in their busy lives.