Help your child succeed in sports.The whistle has blown and the game's about to begin. Even if your child isn't the most athletic kid out there, they can still succeed in sports. What can parents do to help kids shine on and off the field?
1. Cheer from the sidelines.
Your child needs you to be their cheerleader, not another coach or a judge. Cheer when they do something right on the field. Point out the positive. Avoid mentioning all the things they did wrong. Leave the coaching to the coaches. Be your child's biggest cheerleader whether they're on, or off, the field.
2. Be there.
If you want your child to succeed in sports (or in anything) be present for them. Even if you know nothing about the sport or have a busy work schedule, your presence at practices and games will mean a lot to your child. Let him or her know that you are there for them no matter what they do. Your little athlete should be your number one priority. Be there. It will help encourage them to keep playing hard.
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