Tag: kids and sports

Parents Behaving Badly: A Note About Unsportsmanlike Behavior

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When the basketball rolled out of bounds, I had to hold my emotions in. This boy who lost the ball was laughing about it...

The Perks Of Busy {AKA What Doing Sports Has Done For...

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I love sports. I grew up playing several different sports. I grew up in a sports family. At the dinner table, my dad would...

Parents with Kids in Sports: Chill Out!

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I grew up around sports. Everyone in my family played sports when they were kids, my parents watched sports on TV, and we always...

Take Me Out of the Ball Game: Kids and Concussions

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You could say I'm a pretty chill mom when it comes to most things. Toddler won't eat? Eh, they won't starve themselves. Kid falls...

When Your Kid is the Worst on the Team — A...

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Warning: this IS a Cinderella story, but that isn't the point.  It was my 5-year-old's first season of basketball. I arrived at the inaugural practice...

Deciding Your Child’s Fate

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Competitive sports start very young. Too young. At an age where kids should be playing a variety of sports, feeling out their interests and...

Sorry Kids, No Pro Athletes Allowed

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If there's one thing you need to know about Knoxville and sports, it's that we're Peyton fans around here. Last week's Super Bowl victory...