How to Make Your Kids Hate Sports
It happened more than 30 years ago, but my husband still remembers it like it was yesterday. His sports coach blasted him for not being a good player. That was the end of my husband’s athletic career. He couldn’t take the humiliation. On the flip side of that, my son’s Little League coach was awesome this past season. He had just the right balance of encouragement and instruction, with zero berating even when boys struck out again and again.
What about your children, are you unknowingly doing one of these 7 Things Parents Do to Make Their Kids Hate Sports? Organized sports are a great way to give kids confidence and keep them fit. They’re also an ideal way to strengthen the bond between parent and child if you decide to coach their team. If you do coach, here are 4 Things to Remember When Coaching Your Kids. And, if you have an issue you need to discuss with your child’s coach, here’s The Right Way to Talk to Your Child’s Coach.