5 practical tips for raising a good sport

The school year is in full swing, and many children are knee deep in their favorite fall sports, sometimes multiple days per week.

Lots of parents want their child's early athletic experiences to be an opportunity to learn important life lessons. But when tensions run high on the field, this is easier said than done.

Here are some practical tips for helping your child to be a good sport:

1. Explain clearly what sportsmanship looks like.