A Sobering Look at Why I am Barely a Partying Sports Parent by Meagan Frank, Choosing to Grow: For the Sport of It - Thoughts on the abundance of alcohol being openly consumed by parents on some youth sports trips. I've been there. These trips can be like mini-vacations for the parents, and therefore an excuse to party. Great post. It took guts to write this.
Do You Have the Necessary Coaching Skills? by Jack Perconte, Baseball Coaching Tips - Time for a little self evaluation. Not everyone should be coaching young athletes.
Encourage Your Child to Participate in Multiple Sports by Jeffrey Rhoads, Inside Youth Sports - The benefits of playing more than just your primary sport. I would add - just don't try to do everything in one season. Some kids are spread too thin.