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. It is so much easier to stay active during the warmer months with kids. … [Read more...] about Winter Sports You Can Do With Your Kids
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This summer, I am looking for a sports camp for my five year-old to attend for one week. Between moving, vacations, and days at the pool, we have lots to do this summer, but I think a summer camp would be so much fun for him! As I began to look for camps, I realized there are so many to choose from, and choosing the right one might be harder than I thought. Here are some … [Read more...] about Choosing the Best Sports Camp for Your Little Athlete
As the mom of two athletic teenagers (and a former competitive swimmer myself), I’ve been to a lot of kid sports games. Baseball. Soccer. Basketball. Swimming. Water Polo. And although the sports activity and venue may differ, I’ve come to realize there is the same set of parent “types” sitting in the stands at every game. They’re categorized as such. The Overly-Helpful … [Read more...] about 10 Parent Types You’ll Find at Every Kids’ Sports Game
You hear all the time about how hard it is to be a girl in our society, and with all of the body image issues, the mean girls and the sexualization of just about everything, it surely is. But you rarely hear people talk about how hard it is to be a boy today, and I can't help wondering why that is. Because while I might not be a boy, as the mother of one, I can tell you … [Read more...] about My Son is Bad at Sports
Is your kid a good sport? I noticed over the holidays - while spending time with grandparents, uncles, aunts and cousins - that we did a lot of playing. And when Nicholas lost in a video game, or even missed catching a football in a game of catch, I would hear him start blaming his uncles for throwing the ball too hard, or changing the rules of the game so he would end up … [Read more...] about Teach Your Kids How to be Good Sports!