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Top 10 Tips for Parents of Student-Athletes

Top 10 Tips for Parents of Student-Athletes

 

  1. It sometimes is hard to talk to our kids about their sports, but if you remember to ask your child how you can best help them, you will learn a lot of valuable information. In other words, don’t assume what they might need from you. And, don’t assume they are already getting what they need from you.

 

  1. The more intense the competition the more everyone feels the raising of the stakes. Parents should try to set the right tone – showing their kids that they (as adults) can remain in control, handle wins and losses with grace, and recognize how challenging it can be at times for their kids to compete and try to live up to expectations.  Read More…