An Anecdote

My Experience

My Point

If parents become overly sensitive to constructive feedback they will end up with blase non-committal praise which can lead them down the wrong path.

Sample Emails — no editing whatsoever. All emails sent to parents not kids in question

Sample Email 1 with names changed to preserve identities

Sample Email 2 with names changed to preserve identities

Sample Email 3 with names changed to preserve identities — I really enjoyed being able to write this one because I was rooting for this kid to show me something good on the field

Sample Email 4 with names changed to preserve identities — I was a good coach but had to eat humble pie on how good this kid was

Alright, just two more, including this one. Again names changed

Sample E-mail 6 with names changed: If I needed great defense to win a game, I would choose this girl over all the boys I coached

Helping 5 to 10 kids under 10 years old enjoy soccer to the point of finding it interesting and worthwhile was challenging, but was well worth it.

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Educator and Researcher, Believer in Spirituality, Life is serious business, but we all are pilgrims so I write about important stuff with empathy and ethos

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