Legendary athlete David Beckham bid an emotional farewell on Saturday to the sport that has made him a household name for more than two decades.
The soccer star (or football, as it's known in the rest of the world), played his final home game for Paris Saint-Germain on May 18 after announcing his retirement last week.
Where do parents go wrong with helping their kids in sports?
What started out as a nice family baseball game in the backyard, turned into a crying frustrating mess for both my son and husband. Well, my son did the crying, but both were very frustrated.
Summer sports' sign-ups are almost here and since my son turns five this month, he is now old enough to play more sports. In addition to baseball, my son is going to start playing lacrosse. And already thinking of the fall, I wanted to sign him up for football, fall lacrosse, hockey, and basketball.
NBA center Jason Collins made history today when he announced that he is gay in a first-person essay for Sports Illustrated.
The 34-year-old free agent (who has played with the Washington Wizards and Boston Celtics this past season) is the first male athlete in a major professional sport to come out about his sexual orientation.
Every November, I come down with a terrible case of momnesia.
Momnesia, if you aren’t familiar with it, is a medical condition that occurs when a mother has been so traumatized by a particular event involving her child that she forgets it completely, leading her, in many cases, to repeat the trauma.
Football season finishes out with a bang each year, when everyone gets together to watch the Super Bowl. This year the Baltimore Ravens play the San Francisco 49ers down in New Orleans in the big game.
Did your family watch any football yesterday? With the Super Bowl right around the corner, we'd like to give a shout out to a few of our favorite athlete dads!
Just like moms, working dads try their best to do it all. Being a professional athlete, or coach requires lots of traveling, dealing with the pressure of winning and losing, and finding time to stay in shape. All those things can be hard on an athlete’s family.
Here is the conversation I have with my son three months before a given sport is meant to begin:
Me: Do you want to play [soccer, football, basketball, baseball] this year? Because sign-ups are now.
Here is the conversation I have with my son three minutes before the first day of practice for any given sport:
Me: Come on, get your shoes on, we’ve got to leave for practice!
It's that time of year that we make New Year’s resolutions - and most lists include staying healthy or getting into shape. In addition to eating healthy, and starting my 30's healthier then I started my 20's, I also included being a more patient, loving, and also fun mom as one of my resolutions.
Female pop stars are really rocking it this year!
Forbes has released its annual list of highest paid celebrities under 30 on Thursday, and women have claimed six of the top 10 spots - talk about girl power!