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Mike Rice

Let’s Clean Up Coaching

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013
by on Living Around

I raised an athletic son. From middle school on he played soccer, baseball, tennis, basketball, lacrosse, and football. So for many years, I spent time

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Thigh Gap – Latest Body Craze
Being Fueled by Internet Photos

Thursday, March 28th, 2013
by on Living Around

It’s the latest body obsession among teen girls – the thigh gap, a space (the bigger, apparently, the better) between the thighs. And the trend

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Superman

Do We Really Need Heroes?

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013
by on Living Around

Hero Worship: the foolish or excessive adulation for an individual. Merriam-Webster Dictionary My childhood hero was Superman, the man of steel who fought for “truth,

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RGIII

RGIII’s Injury: A Teaching Moment
For Both Parents and Young Athletes

Sunday, January 13th, 2013
by on Living Around

It is the biggest issue these days in Washington. No, not the inauguration, but RGIII’s knee. Everyone in the tri-state area and beyond is focused

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Phelps Mom

Lessons from Parents at the Olympic Games

Friday, August 10th, 2012
by on Living Around

Any parent who has ever sat on the sidelines at a school sports match can identify with the parents of Olympic athletes. Most parents know

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Who Should Be a School Bus Monitor?

Monday, June 25th, 2012
by on Living Around

By now the whole world has seen the video of a group of middle school boys bullying Karen Klein, the school bus monitor in Greece,

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Rielle

Rielle Hunter: Daughter Dearest, Mommy Dearest

Friday, June 22nd, 2012
by on Living Around

It’s a well-known fact of life: parents exist to embarrass their kids. This red-faced phenomenon peaks in middle school leading to all those desperate pleas

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The Smithsonian Elevates Video Games to Art

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012
by on Playing Around

Video games. Two words that had the power to ignite a power struggle between parents and children. Parents worried about the adverse effects of spending

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