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Choosing Cleats for the Young Athlete

Choosing Cleats for the Young Athlete

As the summer comes to an end, parents and children are beginning to gear up for the coming school year, and that means gearing up for fall sports. For parents of children who play field sports, such as football or soccer, the question of what kind of cleats to buy[…]

  1. Alan Pastrana: Excellent article..I would respectfully just add that high-top shoes give added ankle support and are appropriate for many sports and…

Injury Prevention Tips for Lacrosse Parents

Preventing Lacrosse Injuries

A small, hard rubber ball…long sticks…and the speed of soccer with the contact of hockey. Can you think of a more injury-inviting sport than lacrosse? Lacrosse is gaining popularity, making it one of the fastest growing team sports in the United States. U.S. Lacrosse estimates the game is played by[…]

The Power of Parents in Preventing Substance Abuse

The Power of Parents in Preventing Substance Abuse

The heroin epidemic in Maryland continues to make headlines. Heroin deaths in Anne Arundel County are on pace to double since 2013, and recently Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and Anne Arundel County officials declared it a “public health emergency.” But as any parent would tell you, it’s not just heroin[…]

  1. Laura Cornwell: Our world is going to have to change to improve problems associated with substance use and abuse. The Drug War…