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Concussion Checklist for Parents

MomsTeam Founder and long-time concussion safety advocate, Brooke de Lench, provides a concussion safety checklist for parents to know their child's sports program is taking concussions seriously.

Mostly Positive Response To Jason Collin's Coming Out Story Is Good Start

In the last few weeks, three events have brought sex and sport to the forefront of public and media attention again, but, this time, two of the three stories have been positive, one even prompting President Obama to issue a statement of support.

Top Sports Nutrition Foods

What foods do leading nutrition experts say are best for sports? MomsTEAM has compiled the top picks of our guest bloggers from October is Sports Nutrition Month.

Breakfast Ideas for Busy Families

What do top sports nutritionists recommend for breakfast? We've compiled a list from the responses MomsTEAM got during its recent nutrition blog series and put them all in one place.

Making Memories…High School Sports

How many opportunities do you get to play sports in high school?  Parents, looking back during your day, how much fun did sports bring to your high school experience?   Sports can bring a tremendous amount of fun and school spirit and this can happen both as a player and or as a spectator.    

How many opportunities do you get to play sports in High School? Parents, looking back during your day, how much fun did sports bring to your high school experience?

Sharing A Child's Sports Experience: A Gift For Parents

Have you ever taken the time to sit back and really think how fortunate you are as a parent to be able to share your child’s athletic experiences with them?  Do you appreciate how such moments can actually bring the family together?  Do you know just how excited your kids get knowing that we are watching them play? 

I know that, when you are going through the experience, it is sometimes hard to stop to realize just how fortunate you are to be given these years with your kids.

Someday you will look back at these years, and hopefully in a positive way.  I know I have.

As sports parents, it is important to slow down long enough from the whirlwind of raising kids to realize just how lucky we are to be able to share with our children the gift of athletics.

Recovering from Hard Exercise: How to Refuel

What's best to eat for recovery after a hard workout? Here's how, as the parent of a hungry athlete, you can help them choose an optimal recovery diet.

2010 Top Five Youth Sports Heroes Reflect Adults' Positive Impact

A 2010 Reuters News/Ipsos poll caused a stir by concluding that parents in the United States are the world's worst behaved parents at children's sports contests. Sixty percent of adults who attend kids' games have seen parents verbally or physically abuse coaches or officials, a higher percentage than in any of the 21 other nations polled.  Nationally-recognized youth sports expert and longtime coach, Douglas E. Abrams, believes the poll seriously distorts the state of youth sports in America.

Helping Student Athletes Perform At Their Best: A Game Plan for Sports Moms

Today's sports moms do much more than juggle schedules and drive athletes to and from games. Moms are committed to going the extra mile to ensure that their kids are well-rested, well-nourished, well-hydrated and mentally prepared to perform at their best, both in the classroom and on the playing field.  To help your kids achieve peak performance, here's a ten-point "game plan" to address time, nutrition and performance concerns.

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