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If Life Isn't Fair, What Should We Teach Our Athletes?

If Life Isn't Fair, What Should We Teach Our Athletes?

Have you ever heard your athlete say something like this?

“I wasn’t chosen for the varsity team, but she was. It’s not fair.” or “The Ref called me out as I slid into 2nd base. He wasn’t close enough to see. It’s not fair.”

The New Courage for the Modern Father

The New Courage for the Modern Father

When a group of men are asked to sit and discuss “courage”, the conversation will almost always focus on physical courage. Physical courage is the type of courage required to sacrifice your physical body in hopes of reaching some desired outcome. In modern life physical courage can be witnessed in a hockey arena, a boxing ring, or with the direst consequences, on a battlefield.

Enjoy your living space

Enjoy your living space

A friend's son recently moved back home so that he could afford to go back to school. He would often leave the kitchen a mess after making a meal. Once they had a conversation about the importance of cleaning up after yourself so everyone could enjoy the space, they have been able to enjoy time together with few disagreements. He recognizes the importance of cleaning up after himself and keeping the shared space enjoyable!

New Family Thanksgiving Tradition

New Family Thanksgiving Tradition

Our family is big on traditions! Growing up, my family had a number of traditions as did Tom’s family, and when we got married, we were surprised at the number of similar traditions we had. Our children have grown up with traditions sprinkled into every holiday like Christmas, St.

”The 10 most important things I learned after I lost my son” – The list all parents should read

”The 10 most important things I learned after I lost my son” – The list all parents should read

We all have or will lose someone important in our lives. Having a little one ourselves, I can’t even imagine losing him. Some of us are not so lucky……please read Richards 10 most important things we should all apply with our loved ones!