Karen Scholl, Author at Soccer Parenting Association - Inspiring Players by Empowering Parents
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12 Things They Don’t Tell You About Being The Rec Coach

Does your child want to play on a rec soccer team? Yes? Are you sure? Congratulations, now you’re the coach. Resist all you want. This. Is. Happening.When you politely explain that you work full time,

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Rules for the Ride Home

Child psychologists, parenting experts, and your spouse have already told you all the things you can’t say to your kid after their game. When your child walks off the field, you give them a high five

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Lessons From the Parking Lot

Sure, soccer parents get a bad rap for their sideline behavior, but wait until you see them in the wild. Welcome to the parking lot. The air is heavy with whining, impatience, hanger, nerves, and failed

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Driving is the New Dinner!

I’m not sure who we have to thank for putting The Family Dinner on an Everest-sized pedestal, but I’ve got a club soccer schedule I’d like to show them. Sure, having the whole family sitting

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How To Survive Your Kid’s Game-Time Injuries

Nothing prepared me for watching my kids get hurt playing sports. Before they became actual athletes on actual teams, they brought me a daily dose of couch-hopping contusions, bookshelf-scaling scratches,

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3 Ways You Win When Your Kid’s Sport Runs Your Life

You may hear that youth sports are bad for kids, families, pets, friends, finances, and free time. But let me tell you who’s cashing in big. Me. Thanks to my kids’ soccer schedules, I can’t spend

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