Volunteering for Youth Sports: It's Good for Your Brain

Family and Kids, Baseball, Strength and Conditioning

“Guess who’s coaching our son’s baseball team?” I screamed at my husband, as he groggily awoke the day after returning home from a deployment to Iraq.


“Please tell me it’s not me,” he responded with his eyes still shut.


“No, it’s me!” I yelled with exuberance, and then quietly added, “But you’re my manager.”


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