Last Dance: Reflections of A Dance Mom + MORE

Last Dance: Reflections of A Dance Mom + MORE
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#TheConcussionChallenge + MORE

It’s really simple…  Watch this video, then RT or forward in email or post on Facebook…  It’s not as fun as cold water and you won’t be donating money, but you will be understanding concussion and passing that along…  This was the idea of my good friend Katheri.... More »
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Vector Mouthguard Season Wrap Up: Product Review and Impressions + MORE

I find myself in a peculiar situation in regards to the Vector Mouthguard; I have indeed benefited from the relationship as mentioned in the first post about this product. However, I have also been honest and blunt with them while… Continue reading →.... More »

ABUSIVE SPORTS PARENTS: More on Coping with Parental Expectations + MORE

A couple of weeks ago, we really zeroed in on what –in my opinion — I consider to be at the true epicenter of all the conflicts and friction these days between Sports Parents and HS coaches. More specifically, the issue of Parental Expectations for their kids in sports. The response to t.... More »
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The Nemesis In The Goal

I despised him, and him me, or so we thought. He was a nemesis without my ever defining him as such. All because of a game. And yet, given a few years and unique circumstances, he became a dear friend, even standing next to me years later at my wedding. All because of that same game. I attended Stan.... More »

Pitcher Puts Celebration On Hold To Console Friend

Watching high school sportsmanship on display can make nearly anyone a sports fan. There is a reason why fans are mesmerized by the world of sports. What makes sports so enchanting and so absorbing is not just the wins and losses, but also the how players play the game. That was on vivid display at .... More »
Yesterday we talked about appreciating each of your kids and every new experience they encounter even if it’s old for you. Today, we want to help you prepare for these experiences.
Dating, staying home alone, play dates, cooking for themselves, or a summer internship are all new seasons your kids will face at some point…

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national flag football tournament 1395425722 1467411385 Last Dance: Reflections of A Dance Mom + MOREBleacher Report has taught me a tremendous amount about writing concisely, attracting readers and creating content that inspires further discussion. But the most valuable skill I’ve learned as a member of the Advanced Program in Sports Media involves what happens after my writing is complete.
How do I best engage my readers once they start commenting on my articles?
That was a question I began asking myself early on…

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Dedicated to the Parents of the Class of 2014 who have seen their

child’s last pass, catch, pitch, serve, goal, basket, cheer,  tumble, at
bat, or dance.

The plane touched down in Orlando Florida. The trip that I had been
looking forward to, as well as dreading for many years, was finally

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Neptune makes swimming laps better


youth sports 1395425714 1839941891 Last Dance: Reflections of A Dance Mom + MORESwimming is a great fitness exercise. It’s challenging aerobically, strengthens the muscles and is easy on the joints. In a short time, I can get a good workout and walk away from the pool feeling refreshed.
Typically for a swim session, I’ll spend about a half-hour swimming laps. The first 10 minutes go by pretty quickly…

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