Grateful to the Game

As a fourteen-year-old tournament tennis player, I came to two realizations as I competed on the summer junior circuit way back in 1981. First, my...

Fear Trumps Ambition

Saying no is hard to do, especially when it comes to our kids. And when our kids are offered opportunities to play on multiple...
What I Remember - Sports memory

What I Remember

This isn’t your normal sports memory. It’s not a walk-off home run or buzzer beater for the win. It’s quite the opposite. The sun was bearing...
How One Coach Reversed a Losing Streak

How One Coach Reversed a Losing Streak

I felt like a kid. In hindsight, I guess I was. But as a 17 year old senior in high school accepted into college,...

You Can’t Hit if You Don’t Swing

I don’t normally attend my son’s baseball games. There’s a reason why. But this year my husband’s coaching my daughter's softball team, so I’m...

Locker Room Antics

Boys’ locker rooms can be wonderful places. Many kids find a highlight of their hockey team experience is the bonding that goes in the...

On Holiday Weekend Sports and Family Life

It’s a beautiful Memorial Day Weekend, and sadly, we are breaking tradition this year. This weekend would have been the 14th consecutive year of...

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