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How To Deal With Those Teen Years: Part 1

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Welcome to the wonderful world of being a baseball Dad. Growing up, both my Dad and I were so naive to baseball (he came from a musician background) that we both kept our ears open, mouths shut and listen to whatever my coaches told me at the time. Through my 15, 16 year old years, my rebellious attitude began to form and I hated listening to Dad's opinion, even though it was the same thing I was hearing. I DIDN'T WANT TO HEAR THAT MY DAD WAS RIGHT, AND I WAS WRONG! I knew it all, and didn't need Dad to tell me what I already knew about baseball, the world, etc. Sound familiar?

The older I get, the smarter my Dad becomes. I use that phrase constantly with the Dads whose sons I coach on my teams. I don't let Dad's help assist me in coaching their kids for two reasons: Want the full article? Click here to become a TBB member today!
Last Updated ( Tuesday, April 07 2009 10:55 )