Are Travel Sports Destroying Family Life?

Teamwork is a great skill for kids to learn, which is why many parents opt to put their children in sports at a young age. However, the emergence of highly competitive, travel sports has infiltrated the traditional family unit–from chaotic schedules to egregious expenses. So, what happens when the child, who’s dedicated their entire life and identity to this sport, ultimately gives it up?

Author of Family Unfriendly: How Our Culture Made Raising Kids Much Harder Than It Needs to Be and father of six, Timothy Carney provides insight on how he believes modern society is placing unrealistic pressure on both parents and children, making parenting much harder than it needs to be (and creating highly anxious families).

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