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    plagued youth sports for decades, success. The Success Story Every parent wants their kid to be successful. Period. I’ve never heard one parent utter the words, “I would love to see my kid be mediocre today.” But just how far are some parents willing to go to achieve this success, and are they doing it for their sons/daughters or for themselves? A study by CNN states that seventy percent of athletes drop out of organized sports by the age of thirteen . One of the main reasons for dropping out is injury from overuse. How does this connect to parents? Parents put so much pressure on their kids to do well that young athletes end up overexerting their muscles and bones to where injuries can occur. Not only does the pressure from the parents hurt them physically, but it can also cause athletes to not find that certain sport enjoyable anymore. There have been cases in which parents have had to scale back their kid’s sports so that they don't get, “burnt out” . As a parent, you have to try to find that perfect balance between working them hard and making sure they have enough time off to where they still enjoy the sport at the end of the day. If you don’t work them hard enough, they might enjoy the sport but will not have lived up to their full potential as an athlete. If you overwork them, then you run the risk of them getting, “burnt out.” A good parent finds that happy medium and runs with it to make sure their kid is enjoying the sport while also helping them to do their…

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    The Dangers Of Parenting

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    you are laying an important foundation that will guide your children”. Along with these core values, it is also important that a good parent teach their children how to communicate and build relationships with other human beings. It is important that children interact with other children, as this is the key role in how your child develops socially. Having relationships with others is important to human nature, and a good parent realizes the development of building relationships as a key…

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    Fight Back! Ch 8 Safety Management 1. Tell a parent who brings a pet that families are not allowed to bring pets per our school policy. Explain that the policy prevents children from getting hurt by animals, and some are allergic to animals. 2. Tell a parent who parks a bike in the walkway to the classroom that blocking the walkway is the fire hazard, and the bike might cause the accident in the walkway; a child touches and makes the bike fall on the child. 3. Explain a child that…

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    their child 's needs first and focus on the long term effects. The chances of the parent treating the child with more compassion and support will be higher if they create a less aggressive environment. When compassion is demonstrated through the parents to one another, the child will then have the possibility of feeling loved and understood during a difficult circumstance. In most divorce situations children feel misunderstood and at fault. If the parents were able to be compassionate and…

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    until I faced life more for myself, that I noticed how so many things in my life that used to feel so bright were coated in black. Each year that I lived cognizant of the unrelenting illness that was cast onto my mom, I felt as if someone colored on a portion of my mind with a black marker and took my rose-tinted glasses, cracked them, and drove them into my eyes. I will never be sure if that was just me growing up or having a mother that suffered from depression or both. When I was 14 years…

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    busy under their God-like love and care for me kept me behaving most times. The same strategies and techniques worked with my younger brother as well as he is my only sibling. The only real problem with me when I was little being when they took me shopping and I saw the toys I as a little child of course wanted it. My parents bought what I wanted or something close, start a conversation to get my mind off it or tell me they would buy it later. I was a sweet, nice, caring and loving boy most my…

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    with the ghost that looks like his father even though his friends warn him that the ghost may be evil and ". . .tempt you toward the flood . . . Or to the dreadful summit of the cliff . . ." (Act 1, Scene IV, Lines 69-70). If the prince was thinking right he would not have gone with the ghost that resembled the old ". . . King, father, royal Dane . . ." (Act 1, Scene IV, Line 45) Hamlet's radical actions let him find out about Claudius' devious murder of his brother, King…

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    College Essay by; Keishawna Foster Lying is not acceptable and that people shouldn’t do it and that it does justify in our society. I think that if someone is lying for a good reason and an important reason then it will be ok. But if people are just lying because they don’t want to tell the truth or they got stuck in a situation where lying was the only thing that they could do and they don’t know how to tell the truth because they are so used to lying that they just keep lying to keep the…

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    I was extremely disappointed that my teammate thought she could take advantage of me. I felt betrayed and stood confused about how I should handle the situation. With this dilemma I had to decide not only what was best for Allison and myself; but what was best for my entire team. I did not want to retaliate and do something that was out of line just because she acted unjustly towards me. If I filed a report there was a chance this would end up on Allison’s record. If I told my coach there was a…

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    to fix their relationship it finally mends a little,but has a long way to go. When a life changing event, the murder of Bob, happens to Ponyboy and gives the whole Curtis family a reality check about how they are living together. Even though this was shown from Ponyboy’s point of view but I think that Darry also understood Ponyboy’s reaction to him being too strict. This just proves that healing a relationship might take a lot of time and would have to go through many circumstances to get even a…

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