Being a sports dad is an incredibly rewarding experience. It takes a lot of effort to be a great sports dad though. We all are striving to be great dads or you wouldn’t be here on Dad Central. Keep these tips in the back of your mind and you’ll be a better sports dad for it.
As a parent, you want your child to have every opportunity in life. Part of that is making sure that you’ve set them up for financial success down the road. But in the day-to-day hubbub of being a parent, it’s easy to just want to get through today and worry about tomorrow later.
Families and parents have faced extreme pressure to navigate the changing world and how that affects their children’s lives. Social distancing, vaccination status, racial tensions, and political divides create so much uncertainty when it comes to teaching children about building relationships.
Raising a child is full of challenges, especially for first-time parents. Here are five pieces of advice for new parents to keep in mind to help make sure you’ve got all your bases covered.
Seeking advice is an interesting concept. What is the point? Who do I ask? Do I trust or believe the source? What do I want to know? How much do I share? I’d like to answer some of these questions from my perspective and hopefully you can share your perspective as well in the comments.
We share two powerful stories that can help kids reach their potential. In our first video, Jack Armstrong shares the impact his “tough love” had on his former players. He then connects that to how parents can set expectations and support their children in meeting or exceeding those expectations. His insight and wit in telling the story makes the principle easy to digest.