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Why Your Child Might Prefer an Individual Sport

The TV networks love big-time team sports. Multiple times per week, depending on the season, we can watch baseball, basketball, football, hockey, or soccer. There’s big money in these sports because the fan base is huge. However there’s another family of sports that might appeal to your child and they shouldn’t be overlooked when scanning…
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Prepare our Children to Participate in Sports

How can we begin to prepare our children to participate in sports from a young age? It is important to prepare your child’s physical, mental and social skills in order to participate in their sport of choice. General guidelines can help you select the right sport for your child based on their age, but it…
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How PLAY Bonds a Family

One of the most important things we can do with our children is PLAY. To play means to find amusement and fun together through a sport, game, or recreation. It can be as unstructured as playing hide and seek or tag, or as structured as badminton or touch football. The formation of deep emotional bonds…
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When is a Loss Really a Win? 

In an interview following her defeat in the U.S. Open, Serena Williams stated that it was not a loss, but a win and a learning experience.  She also expressed happiness for her opponent, Roberta Vinci, who derailed her quest for a Grand Slam.  Admittedly, there are those who might think this positive reply is just…
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