Sports and activities should add fun and fulfillment to your family culture–not suck the life out of it. And yet, between keeping wiggly babies occupied in the gymnastics waiting area and driving all over town for team sports commitments, it’s easy to feel like there’s a high cost to all that “fun”.
Meagan and Sarah offer concrete tips for being a happier sports parent as we head into this new school year. From opting out of mommy-and-me classes to letting older kids dabble instead of specialize, we’re here to remind you that your happiness matters (and that your kid is probably not a future Olympian).
PLUS, listen all the way to the end for a fun segment featuring Sarah and Katie Addiss. Enjoy!
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Links we mentioned (or should have!) in Episode 117
- Let’s Discuss “Sports Parenting” (Episode 18)