How to Handle a Child's Frustration with Sports: Advice from the Experts


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As a parent on the sidelines, it can be challenging to watch your little competitor have a tough day on the field. That's why we asked experts around the New York metro area to answer the following question:




How should I handle it when my child is frustrated or upset after a particularly bad day with sports?


See advice from experts - including coaches, fitness instructors, and athletic directors - in your area:

New York City:


Long Island:

Nassau County

Suffolk County


Fairfield County, CT

Rockland County, NY

Westchester County, NY


Also see: Our Ask the Experts section, for more practical parenting advice from experts in the New York metro area

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