You don’t have to do everything under the sun for your kids to be a successful parent. You don’t have to give up every weekend and every vacation. It doesn’t mean you have to get a second mortgage to send your kids to six camps next summer.
And it certainly doesn’t mean that what team your kid makes, or how many tropies he or she winds is a reflection upon whether you are a good parent or not. It doesn’t mean paying for more; many times it actually means doing less.
Here are eight things you can do to increase your child’s chances of finding success and fulfillment in their sport that won’t cost you a penny. The best part, though, is they will help you fulfill your role as the parent of an athlete while at the same time making it all the more enjoyable.