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6 Losing Lessons that Shape Winners

An infamous race-car driver by the name of Ricky Bobby once said, “If ya’ ain’t first, ‘yer last.” If ya’ ain’t first, ‘yer last. Now this isn’t literally true, but when you’re a kid, boy does it sure feel like that sometimes when you don’t win. As sports moms who are trying to enable our kiddos to […] Read more…

5 Secrets Your Child’s Coach Wishes You Knew

Five Secrets Your Child's Coach Wishes You Knew

Hubby and I have had countless conversations about his experiences in coaching. He’s a college coach now and, like myself, has been on the other side of the coin as a student athlete as well. There’s one thing he mentioned in the earlier years of his coaching career that really struck a chord and that I will forever […] Read more…

Enjoy the Time You Have [QUOTE]

One day you’ll wake up, and you won’t have anyone to drive to practice. Enjoy the time you have. Just one more snooze, and I’ll get up. How many times have you thought those exact words on what was supposed to be your morning to sleep in?  Of course it’s never the most fun to […] Read more…

Birth to Five: Is My Little Ready for Action? [INFOGRAPHIC]

If your toddler is anything like mine, then you understand that the word active can sometimes be a huge understatement. Along those same lines, I often daydream of whether he’ll channel all of that energy into being an athlete later down the road. And if he is actually interested in sports, when is the right time […] Read more…