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This week’s episode covers the chapter in Jimmy’s new book, Fearless Parenting, called The Push. Is your child into sports? Are you even more into your child being into sports? Well, if you didn’t dislike Jimmy by this episode, this topic is going to seal the deal.
Links to information discussed in the show:
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Dr. Jimmy Myers on Twitter: @docjimmymyers, Instagram: @jmyersfam, and Facebook: @docjimmymyers
Dr. Josh Myers on Twitter: @docjoshmyers, Instagram: @docjoshmyers, and Facebook: @docjoshmyers
Take a Seat on the Couch:
If this episode hits home for you. If you believe you and your family struggle with this particular area, read below for next steps for you and your family:
1. Allow your child to take the lead regarding their sports life. Make them commit to an entire season once started, but don't make them commit to a sport for the entirety of their adolescents.
2. Make sure your child feels like he has worth and value outside of how he/she produces athletically.
3. Make sure your child has balance. They shouldn't be on 3 teams, have 4 different position coaches and two trainers.
4. If you'd like more help in this area, contact Jimmy and Josh at The Timothy Center. Just go to www.timothycenter.com.