I’m an expert in every sport. Which is really great because I have to tell my kid what to do when the ball does something.
My son would often return from youth soccer practices bewildered and sad. His teammates chastised him for making mistakes. The coach would appear right before the practice and disappear immediately after. I was livid.
Leagues have their hearts in the right place to demand decorum from their spectators, but I haven’t seen the “don’t” rules work.
Remind your kids that it is OK to get upset after losing, but they must leave that loss in the past — and so must their parents.
Two recent studies revealed, in part, what common sense should tell us, anyway: When it comes to youth sports, parents just need to chill.
Nothing puts a halt to your fears that your child is growing up too fast like watching him play an organized sport.