Banana

The First Rule of Feeding Kids: Always Bring a Banana

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By Sarah Spigelman Richter Have you ever noticed how many recipes there are for banana muffins out there? The plethora of banana-flavored toddler snacks? Or how many banana songs there are for kids? (If you like to eat, eat, eat eeples and baneenies you’re not alone.) There’s a reason for that — it’s because bananas […]

Children Around the World With Their Most Prized Possessions

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By Jordan G. Teicher | Slate – If photographer Gabriele Galimberti has learned anything photographing children around the world with their favorite toys, it’s that kids, no matter their circumstances, love to play. Galimberti was working on a separate project documenting couch surfers for the Italian magazine D, la Repubblica when he got the idea […]

Super Bowl XLVIII in Photos

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Gridiron Guru | SIKids.com | Posted by: Dante A. Ciampaglia | Super Bowl XLVIII is in the books, and the Seattle Seahawks defeated the Denver Broncos 43-8 to capture their first NFL championship. And that means that football season is officially over. But before we move on to other sports — The Winter Olympics start in […]

The Path To Athletic Success: Play More, Compete Less

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MOM’S Team | by HAL TEARSE | Mikaela Shiffrin is a young woman on the USA Olympic ski team who, I predict, we all will be hearing a lot about at the Olympics in Sochi, Russia in February. She is a terrific ski racer and what is so interesting is how she learned to be […]

Coach – Five Ways To Inspire Your Team Right Now!

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Sometimes, despite our best efforts our team can get kinda stuck. Here are five quick ways to encourage your team that will make a big difference: 1. Schedule A 5 Minute Positive Talk With Each Player – Coach you may not realize how much a one-on-one 5 minute meeting with you means to your players. […]

Springtime Inspiration: Play Strong® Workout T-Shirt

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Feeling the need to get up and go this Spring? Get inspired to PRACTICE HARD, PLAY STRONG and LOVE THE GAME! with a full selection of Play Strong® workout tees! Click Here for the Play Strong® Store, Awesome Stuff for Players, Coaches and Sports Fans! [ Play Strong® Sports is the inspirational Youth Sports Lifestyle brand, the […]

Coach – Three Keys to Cultivating Greatness In Athletes

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Every coach has been entrusted with a powerful opportunity to influence others for greatness. Following are three ways to make the most of it.  1.    See Every Player as Awesome – Every player on your team is amazing and valuable just by virtue of the fact that they are human, just like you. Even with […]

Sports Powercard™ Greeting Cards Are the Coolest Things Ever!

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SPORTS GREETING CARDS ROCK! WRITE A CARD. CHANGE THE WORLD. Okay, tweets, texts and Snap Chats are pretty cool, but you know what’s even cooler? A handwritten (gasp!) note from the heart! Think about it. When someone takes the time to pick out a super-cool card just for you, then thinks through just the right […]

Practice Hard, Play Strong, Love the Game!

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Sometimes it seems that the days of neighborhood kids playing sports for hours unsupervised with friends at the neighborhood vacant lot are long gone. Those were good times! While I enjoy (and have coached many) organized youth sports, I sometimes wonder if the kids are having as much fun as we used to. I also […]

Play Strong® “Possible Is Everything” T-Shirts & More

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Play Strong®, the youth sports inspiration brand kicked off it’s summer line “Possible Is Everything” with cool basketball, soccer and tennis designs. “The belief that something is really possible gets us moving and keeps us motivated to accomplish big things” said Steve, Play Strong LLC founder,  ‘Possible Is Everything’ is our way of encouraging young athletes […]