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Three Awkward Parent Conversations for 2019

Three Awkward Parent Conversations for 2019

To support your child in their sporting endeavours in 2019 can you have these awkward conversations?

As our children get older, there are conversations which become more awkward. As parents of sporting athletes, there are several conversations which, despite their awkwardness, if we don’t have them they will close the door to enabling our children to feel that they can talk to us about these important issues.  By keeping those doors firmly closed, we run the risk of increasing shame and reducing their ability to process some of the challenges that pursuing sporting dreams offers them. We also diminish their ability to understand who they are in environments which often seek to ‘mould’ them in clone-like ways.

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