All posts tagged "kids and sports"
Being A ‘Crazy’ Sports Parent Isn’t Always A Bad Thing
When you think of a
You Can’t Force Your Kids To Enjoy The Same Sports As You
Between my husband and I, we played several sports growing up that we were eager to have our...
12-Year-Old Righteously Slams Dick’s Sporting Goods For Being Sexist Jerks
McKenna Peterson is a 12-year-old basketball player and supreme badass who wants retailer Dick's Sporting Goods to know...
Awesome 13-Year-Old Girl Joins Football Team As Linebacker And Her Tackles Bring Opponents To Tears
Paige Smith, an either grader at Gladewater Middle School in Texas, is revolutionizing the role of women...
Roller Derby Makes My Daughter Fearless
Every Monday and Wednesday, my daughter spends her evenings with people with names like Chainsaw and Problems. They...
Despite The Risks, I Will Let My Kids Play Contact Sports
A group of parents and players have filed a class action lawsuit against FIFA and a number of...
Mo’Ne Davis Throws Like A Girl Who Strikes Out All The Boys
Mo’Ne Davis is a 5-foot-4, lean, 13-year-old honors student with soft brown eyes and braids that flow down her...
HBO’s ‘State Of Play – Trophy Kids’ Is An Excellent Example Of How Not To Be A Sport’s Parent
Every parent wants their kid to succeed doing something that their kid loves, whether that be chess, ballet...
Back Off Pushy Parents, Your Kids May Incur A Sports Overuse Injury
A study by Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago revealed that children who spend a large chunk of...
I Let My Daughter Drop Out Of Track Team To Learn About Teamwork
“Listen,” I said, pulling the covers off of her, moodily. “You wanted to join and now it’s not...
Do Something: Inactivity Is The Biggest Threat To Our Children’s Health
Parents in this country obsess over health and safety hazards. We pay close attention to recalls. We...
Why Are People So Infuriated By ‘No Score Sports’ For Young Kids?
I realize that it started years ago, but I'm relatively new to this whole "No Score Sports" debate....
I Hate Hockey Moms And Now I Am One
As everyone knows, hockey isn't just a sport in Canada: it's a cult, a national mistress, and an...