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Featured Partner: Courtney Harris Coaching

January 3, 2018 at 11:00 PM / by Gabby F. posted in child centered, children, coaching, Communication, communication with kids, Education, General, Health, Kids, parenting, parents, special needs, teenager, teens, therapy, trust

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This week’s featured partner is Courtney Harris Coaching.

Courtney is a Child-Centered Coach who specializes in working with pre-teens, teens (typically 11 – 19 year olds), and their parents. We know that mental and emotional health is very important for our children and teens. However, like me, you may not be familiar with what coaching is about so I took time to chat with Courtney to learn more about what coaching is all about.
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Leadership: How Parents and Coaches Can Help Kids Thrive

September 6, 2017 at 7:12 AM / by Gabby F. posted in After School Enrichment, coach, coaching, General, Health, self esteem, sports

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In our recent blog series,

we talked about extracurricular activities. In the post "Sports: Extracurricular Activities for the Athletic Child," we specifically talked about the value of great leadership. We also introduced you to a book called "Playing It Forward" by coaching expert, Tim Law. Tim has great advice for coaches and parents alike and we hope to share some of these helpful ideas with you. The key ideas that Tim presents are not just coaching techniques, strategies, and philosophies. They also provide the very important life lessons that comes with sports and other extracurricular activities that your child may be involved in. Take a peek at this promotional video to hear from Tim.

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Sports: Extracurricular Activities for the Athletic Child

August 10, 2017 at 12:22 PM / by Gabby F. posted in coach, coaching, extracurricular activities, Football, General, Karate, Local Tips, parenting, parents, Soccer, sports

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Extracurricular Activities for the Athletic Child

Physical activity is certainly something that is very important for children to have on a regular basis. Soccer, football, baseball, wrestling, karate, tennis, dance, gymnastics, etc. are all great ways to keep your child involved and active. With the growing list of sports or activities that children can be involved in, parents are asking the question, where do we begin? How do we know which sports are a good option for our child? While there is no finite science to determining the answer to this question, allow me to share some thoughts that might help you make an informed decision.

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