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meaganfrank

No matter whether Meagan is writing, coaching, parenting or speaking, her commitments begin with an intention to grow. She hopes to enhance lives and encourage engagement by pursuing projects that grow ideas, relationships, understanding, and love. www.meaganfrank.com

Why Coaches Lose Sleep

 It was 2:00 am last night, or technically this morning, when my latest round of sleeplessness hit. I had fallen asleep hard, probably because standing in ninety minutes of relentless 50-degree rain for an emotional conference loss had worn me out. For whatever reason, I went from soundly […]

10 Ways To Parent Athletes Better

Parents are the most influential adults in an athlete’s life. Let me say that again. PARENTS are the most influential adults in an athlete’s life. The better the relationship is between athletes and their parents, the better the experience is for everyone.  Thankfully, building the parent/athlete relationship is not […]

the button-hook

This post is dedicated to all dads of sporting girls who wonder whether their involvement matters. Girls crave connection with their dads, and although my dad didn’t have the capacity to relate in healthy ways, it didn’t change the profound impact his attention had on me. Our yard […]