Concern: What is the proper way to tell my child he needs to give more effort at his sporting activities without hurting his feelings?

Suggestion: The first thing to do is ask your child if they are happy with their performance. Most of the time, they will say they are satisfied. Next, ask them if they would like to reach a higher level of achievement. The answer should be would probably by 'yes.' In order to get to this higher level, they must practice more, hence, more effort. Practice does not mean instant success, but in the long run, an improvement will be shown. Parental involvement is very important with successs. Research studies consistently reveal that high child achievement and self-esteem are closely related to positive parental participation in sports.


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About this site
The interest in creating this web site came from the obesity epidemic facing the youth of the world. The American Heart Association reports that 12 million children in the United States are overweight. This breaks down to 1 in 3 children in the US are overweight, while 1 in 7 are obese!

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