Who’s Liable for Youth Sports Injuries?

I’m having a midlife crisis. Or at least that’s what sportswriter Paul Flannery thinks I’m experiencing. He recently wrote a great article for Medium.com on extreme athleticism becoming the new midlife crisis. According to Flannery, Gen-Xers are coping with becoming middle aged (audible gasp) by getting into extreme fitness, big time. We’re talking marathons, ultra-marathons, triathlons, Cross-Fit, or whatever […]

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Do I Need a Liability Waiver for My Kid’s Carpool?

It may still be a 100 degrees outside, but the school year has officially started in my house. My girls have traded in their swimsuits and flip flops for scratchy plaid jumpers and white sneakers. Yes, my girls have to wear white sneakers for school, arguably the most impractical shoe choice of all time. The […]

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When Horseplay Goes Too Far–Are the Parents Liable?

The video is horrifying. A 16 year old girl stands with her friends, on the outer ledge of bridge that looms 60 feet over the cool river below. Why is she there? Local teens routinely jump off of this bridge in the hot summer months. And yes, there is a big sign warning thrill-seekers not […]

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Required Documents for Children Traveling With One Parent

We all know parents who are doing it right. One such set of parents on my list are Heather and Sean McIntyre. The McIntyres take parenting goals to a whole new level. Their kids have been everywhere. No, I’m not talking about the zoo and Chuck E Cheese. Everywhere, as in the WORLD. Sean works […]

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