I will be the first one to admit that at one time I didn’t understand the importance of team sports for children. Growing up I wasn’t much of a joiner and definitely did not enjoy team sports.
Having young ones of my own now, my mind has changed and I do see many wonderful advantages to having your child be part of a team. Recently I read an article called “From a Hockey Parent” with really great reasons to put your children in team sports. The article focused on hockey but it applies to most team sports. Some of the points that resonated most with me were:
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