Sport can be a positive source of growth in our children’s lives, but can also do great damage. As a parent, you can make the difference.
We all want our children to excel in the sports that they’re engaged in, however, we have a much greater role: to ensure that our children succeed in life. This means that it is more worthwhile to focus on building skills like teamwork and confidence than it is to focus on the win itself.
Sandra Stark, having been exposed to the worlds of both motherhood and coaching, reflects on her experience so that you can be a ‘positive participant’ in your child’s athletics.