Having a child athlete can be difficult when you want the best for your kiddo. These guidelines will help you navigate your child's potential beginning.
It's a common concern for parents when they feel their child has the skills to move into a higher level but they are staying in the same class. This is your chance to understand the coach's view.
If you are considering hiring a coach to teach your child private lessons, it's important that you know what to expect. These are the rules and policies of a great private lesson coach.
Some people believe that everything they need to know they learned in kindergarten. On the contrary, there is a world of knowledge that will surge your mind as you graduate from high school and move on with your life. Additionally for parents, there is a library of knowledge to pass on to your...
A poem for Rachael Schlingmann.
There are many skills that can advance the career of gymnasts. I've put together this list of ten core skills that will be exemplary building blocks for any athlete that wants to further their career in gymnastics.
Teaching gymnastics skills correctly is similar to teaching academics—kids learn what they practice. If you take the time to teach a child good basics, they will benefit from the time you spend. A good foundation of skills is the best thing you can give your athlete.
Think of it as an anchor. Holding on to an ex-boyfriend is similar to being weighed down. Now that you're free, you have the ability to do things you couldn't do before. It's an adventure not a prison sentence so gear up! Eventually the heartbreak will pass and you'll be on top of the world again....
Gymnastics is among the top most watched events at the Olympics. No other sport is as beautiful, majestic and requires so much dedication, determination and discipline. Children who participate in gymnastics experience physical, emotional and mental benefits. Read to understand more about why...
There is no perfect method to date but if you take it in stride and use some common sense, it can be done. Men and women are complimentary and complex and regardless of how you put them together, being a couple can be a lot of work and a lot of fun.
According to proper etiquette, being a house guest comes with some common courtesy rules. Whether you've been invited to a fancy meal, you're there for the weekend or you've been asked to attend a swanky wedding in Los Cabos, Mexico, there are mores you should recognize and abide by.
When you and your true love come to a fork in the road because your opinions are perpendicular, you should be able to disagree without the tedious and sometimes devastating effects of a knock-down-drag-out. It's not always easy to fight fairly but it's possible. With these ideas, you can ease the...
It's never easy to blend two families together. The important foundations have been laid, broken and somehow invisibly recast by one parent in two different places. Now that you've met, fallen in love and are planning to marry, there is ground-work that must be done. Living happily and in harmony...
Have you ever thought about the everyday situations that irritate you? There are things that happen and you may not realize how often they occur. These are the daily annoyances that can make or break your day. You can turn your pet peeves into humor and keep your cool. Read to learn how.
Dealing with stress during the holidays is always a conundrum. The happiest time of the year can be fraught with family mishaps and headaches. There are ways to sprinkle in a little bit of ease to ensure that you're celebrations will be merry and bright!
On a chilly night, nothing satisfies quite like a bowl of good, hearty chili. This taco-take of chili will have you warmed up and dancing the Mariachi in no time! Enjoy, and please rate this recipe.
Eating disorders have a powerful pull over the lives of many people. How can you recognize the difference between a fad-diet and an eating disorder? Read to understand more about this serious and controversial disorder which is affecting as many as 1 in 2 adolescent girls today.
Customer service is the lifeblood of every business. When there is a breakdown in customer service, there is a genuine risk of losing money and business failing. Here are a few ideas to ensure that your business continues to be successful by providing excellent customer service.
Back handsprings are fun to watch and can be easy to perform. If you take the necessary steps to learning a back handspring correctly you will execute it beautifully and WOW the crowd! Whether your're the teacher or the student, read to understand the methods for training the perfect back...
When you want to scrawl something special to the person you're pining for, make it tactfully unforgettable and impossible to ignore. Leave your love wishing for more!
Take this opportunity to make your life easier by using these straightforward methods to simplify your life. There's no better time than the present to begin living an easier, more carefree lifestyle.
If you're looking for a project that the kids will love that doesn't involve carving, you can embellish, glitter and decorate pumpkins and gourds! Children will love to create these decorative masterpieces that will adorn your house or Halloween doorstep!
This is a great opportunity for you to learn ways to grow and succeed in your relationship. Understanding methods to communicate effectively, empower yourself and be more confident as a partner will help you navigate your way to being a strong and desirable companion.
Putting together Halloween decor for your favorite places is easy with a few simple items. You can make this spooky sparkler in just minutes!
Being an ex-wife and a step-mom is no small job. Here are some useful tips to keep the team working together in a happy atmosphere. Don't just make it look easy, make it convenient and simple too. You can do it.
Behind the walls of prison lies a dark and mysterious world. People often believe that prison is a life of four-star comfort, three delicious meals served in a fine dining hall, cable television and lazy days for everyone. This is the truth about prison existence.
This is a compilation of interesting, funny and quirky facts about people in history and the history of the United States. Enjoy the photos, videos and information that will give you some great conversation starters and make you your own human Google!
The effects of truancy flow like ripples through the life of a child. The effects are typically devastating and irreversible.
Leadership is a job that requires energy, determination and an excellent team of employees. Here are five simple ways to become an inspiring and respected leader to your staff.
Addiction is a growing concern that is not exclusive to one zip code or continent. Learn the ten most important things to know about addiction and how you can play a positive role in the life of someone who is recovering.
Have you ever experienced criticism that was more like a verbal slap upside the head? Learn how to give criticism in a constructive manner so that you can communicate effectively and maintain respected relationships and boundaries.
Depression and sadness are often the result of traumatic and difficult life experiences. The good news is, there is hope. Read to find out 10 great ways to deal with depression and sadness.
The ability to be happy during life's most challenging moments is what resilience is all about. Learn ways to teach your kiddos to adapt to the situation and make the best out of it. Useful guide for everyone.
Addictions can be dangerous, even catastrophic. Understanding the definition of addiction, how to recognize whether or not your teen is at risk and examples of the many types of addictions are all critical to proper treatment and recovery. Addiction should be taken very seriously. Survival guide...
Scientists are proving that this delectable treat is good for your heart, your brain, your cardiovascular system and your well being. From the history of chocolate to debunking the common misconceptions about chocolate, this is what you need to know.
Manager's can be the bridge between an employee's success or failure at any given job. Use these ideas to be a better manager with a consistently happy and productive team.
There are many great reasons for girls to participate in sports. The benefits start from the time they are toddlers and stick with them for the rest of their lives. This is a detailed view of the wonderful attributes girls receive when they participate in athletics.
There are numerous ways to let your kiddo know how wonderful and special they are. This is a detailed list of ideas you can use when you're interacting with your child. Also included is a list of 50 praise phrases!
The true story of Alpha Dog unfolds in a graphic tale of anger, impulse, greed, and drug debt. This is the story of the death of Nick Markowitz and the last 48 hours of his life.
As a new competitive gymnastics parent there is a lot to learn. This is a guidebook that will help you understand the things you need to know to successfully navigate being a great gymnastics parent.
Communication can be difficult due to misinterpretation. There are many reasons people misinterpret their interactions and conversations. Read about the ways reality gets distorted and how you can avoid conflict in the future.
There are many reasons to declare a mistrial and the impact can be devastating to the prosecution and to the public. Take an in depth look at why mistrials happen and the effect they have.
Swimming is a sport that can save your life. Many benefits come with learning to swim.
This giant greeting card is easy to make and is sure to bring a smile to every face. These easy steps will teach you how to make a greeting card that is unforgettable.
If you are concerned that your child might have serious problems that require the attention of a medical professional, this will help you understand the difference between two major issues that require immediate care.
If you want to be an outstanding gymnastics teacher, follow this guide. It will teach you what you need to know about being the best teacher you can be.
Gymnastics has many benefits beyond just physical fitness. Kids develop social skills, cognitive skills and friends for life. This is your introduction to gymnastics.
Teen depression is a serious problem that can be effectively managed when detected and treated. Know how to recognize characteristics of teen depression, where to get help, and what you can do at home to best help your teen.
This hub discusses the positive and negative aspects of the death penalty. While most people believe that life without parole would best serve convicted felons, some believe in capital punishment. Unfortunately there are flaws with both systems. Read to find out why.
This hub will help you understand the warning signs, reasons why and where to find help for children and teens who may be using or addicted to illicit or prescribed drugs, alcohol or tobacco.
This hub gives insight from a coach's point of view about what types of characteristics are necessary to be a successful competitive gymnast.
Once believed to be the cure, "shock incarceration", or boot camp, has not proven to be more successful than incarceration in preventing recidivism. Sadly, it has led to the untimely deaths of more than 30 innocent kids. Since the aggressive nature of boot camps is not an effective crime...
This hub provides information about the cost to house inmates in the United States on a local, state and federal level as well as reasons why inmate populations are rising. It also provides discussion about how to lower costs.
Truancy is characterized by chronic absenteeism. Prevention and treatment are critical for the successful reduction of truancy.
Ever wanted to know what it's really like to be a crime-scene cleaner? Explore this unique occupation and learn about its risks, requirements, and pay. A career in decontamination is not for the faint-hearted, and a strong stomach is definitely required.
This hub is about ways to tell if your child or teen has a mental disability. It sites specific factors and behaviors which are indicative of mental disorders. This hub is not meant to diagnose.
This hub details the uses of computer forensics as well as the types of data collected, the rules of evidence and the legalities involved according to the US Department of Justice.
This hub gives several examples of the different types of jobs you can obtain with a degree in child psychology.
This hub is about the history of DNA Forensics.
It can be difficult to know where to begin working with a child who is in need of extra support. Kids who are facing difficulties in any area of their lives will benefit from the information in this hub. Read to find out the many ways you can help a child in need.
This hub details ways in which you can help juvenile delinquents find alternate methods to negative behaviors.
This hub is about the identifying markers of a juvenile delinquent
This hub is about the important things you should know if you want to become a gymnast. It will also help you understand more about recreational and competitive gymnastics.
This hub is about how to provide excellence while you are coaching athletes. It discusses methods of building your team and being the best you can be as a coach.
There are many influential women in the annuls of music history. These 7 women came out on the top of my list. Videos included.
This is a poem about the fallacies in life, the untruths you face, the realities of everyday.
This hub is about Dan "Buck" Brannaman who is known throughout the United States as The Horse Whisperer.
The best pet store in Kansas City! Known for their reptiles and fish, they also have a staff that will amaze you with their knowledge and keep you coming back with their friendliness and courtesy.
This is a poem about loss.
This hub is about the many different types of ball pythons, the way they are bred and the correct way ball pythons should be housed, fed and cared for.
This is a poem about learning to overcome sadness, letting go of the past and learning to live again. It's a self discussion and a prayer for strength.
This hub gives ten excellent suggestions on how to be an extraordinary manager. It will also help you learn to coach your staff to an all-star level.
This is a poem about what characteristics define you.
This is a poem about a broken relationship.
This is a recipe hub about how to make the best salsa in the history of the world.
This hub is a poem about the evolution of life around you over the seasons between sisters.
This hub is a poem about losing a loved one.
This hub is about my family's military history, my brother tours in Iraq and subsequent injury and my strong desire for my sons not to enlist.
This hub is about American Athletes who did great things for the history of American Athletics and are truly American icons.
This hub is about how to make banana bread.
This hub gives simple suggestions on ways that you can make your life more simple and life happier.
This article is about Lansing State Penitentiary's J.A.I.L program, otherwise known as "Scared Straight".
This hub talks about what it feels like to experience true, pure love after a very difficult divorce.
This hub is about the things a parent learns over the course of time.
This hub will help you identify whether or not you might have a drama queen at work. It will also help you avoid becoming the drama queen!
People often wonder about the marvelous, wonderful, and sometimes magical world of competitive gymnastics. This is the truth about competitive gymnastics. This article details the good, the bad, and everything in between.
This hub discusses the issue people have when relationships are broken between family members.
This hub gives a view of what it's like to be inside the walls of a maximum security prison on a daily basis.
This hub discusses the importance of child discipline and structure.
This hub relates to the significance of what it feels like when you experience a sudden tragedy at a young age, how you feel displaced and how people react to you. It's also about survival.