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Raising Boys to Be Good Sports: Bad sportsmanship doesn’t self-correct

  This is the fourth in a series of six articles about raising boys to be good sports.   Here’s the bad news: Bad sportsmanship isn’t “just a phase” and it’s not something a kid is going to magically grow out of. Here’s the good news: There are things you can do to encourage better sportsmanship […]

Raising Boys to Be Good Sports: Mistaking poor sportsmanship for “competitiveness”

This is the second in a series of six articles about raising boys to be good sports. #2 Don’t mistake bad sportsmanship for competitiveness.   Poor sportsmanship has many disguises, one of the best being competitiveness, as in “My kid, man, he sure likes to win. He’s a real competitor so, yeah, he gets a little bent […]