20 Fun Things to Do with Kids in the Winter + MORE

20 Fun Things to Do with Kids in the Winter + MORE


Several notable developments occurred this past week focusing on youth soccer – and most notably – on concussions and especially with girls and women who play soccer. Let me start by giving you the headlines and we’ll go from there: A new study,  just published by the Journal of the American .... More »

ATHLETES/COACHES WHO CHEAT: Varsity Coach Puts Herself into HS Soccer Game + MORE

Every HS coach wants to put forth his or her best line-up on the field. That’s only natural and to be expected. After all, it’s the nature of competitive sports. But what about an assistant varsity coach who consciously decides that the team’s best line-up includes…her? Even .... More »

SPORTSMANSHIP: When Things Start to Get Ugly at High School Sports…. + MORE

A Role for High School Athletes When Fans Resort to Slurs and Vulgarity By Doug Abrams Last Friday night, Catholic Memorial School downed Newton North High School, 77-73, in a hard-fought Massachusetts basketball division title matchup at Newton North High School. Catholic Memorial is an all-boys p.... More »

What’s Your Family’s Summertime Strategy?

Summertime brings vacations, camps, lots of outdoor fun, and of course, the inevitable sound of your child saying, “I’m bored!” I do not advocate filling every moment of your child’s summer; in fact, I think “boredom” every now and then is good for kids because it.... More »

A Beginner’s Guide to Sports Parenting

Sports parenting is as easy as signing your child up and getting him to practice, right? If this is your child’s first, second, or even third year of playing youth sports, then you are still relatively new to the game. It may seem easy, and you may think, This is great! This is fun! WhereR.... More »
 1389377850 856189489 20 Fun Things to Do with Kids in the Winter + MOREWhen I started at Bleacher Report about a year ago, I had no experience with writing articles, reporting news, recapping games or any of that. I wasn’t even enrolled in school at the time, but I knew sportswriting is what I wanted to do.
I felt I could do it, but I knew I’d need some help, which is where the Advanced Program in Sports Media came in…

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I admit I yearn to live in warm weather state where there are no harsh, cold, snowy, and icy winters. But my kids are just the opposite! They can’t wait for the first snow to fall each winter. Although I’m not a fan of driving in and dealing with snow and ice, I really enjoy having some winter fun with my kids each year!
Are you the same? Do you enjoy the winter, or dread it, until the moment your kids ask you to go outside?  Maybe the trick to make our winter fun and enjoyable is to find fun things to do in the Winter Wonderland we find ourselves in…

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