Mistakes are a part of life. When we stop making mistakes, it usually means we stop trying to do anything. Without mistakes, we stop growing and we encourage those around us to stop growing. So why are we so bitter about our mistakes? In this episode, we talk about the value of mistakes and how we can send a signal to our kids with the right message. Youth sports allows us the gift of creating thousands of teachable moments in a safe environment. In this episode are practical tips for what to say to kids (for parents and for coaches) when we come across mistakes. Those of us who make more mistakes, improve a lot faster. We grow faster. We give ourselves permission to be human.