Moms: Don’t Baby Your Boys on the Field

  Coddled children will not be ready for life. One of the hardest things moms experience with their kids in sports is watching them fail. We also can’t stand seeing them get hurt. Moms never want their boys to suffer for one second…even a stubbed toe makes us want to …

10 Baseball and Softball Halloween Pumpkin Ideas

  Baseball and Halloween go together, right? I mean baseball worms it way into every other part of our lives, so why not Halloween too? Here are some fun ways to incorporate baseball and softball into your Halloween festivities. You may want to get some of these pumpkin carving tool …

My Life as a Taxi Driver

No, I’m not really a taxi driver, I just feel like one. For someone who hates to drive, I sure do a lot of driving. You’d think I’d just get used to it, but nope. And, I kinda thought this would be a great time to have the kids in …

8 Great Baseball and Softball Crafts Ideas

If you like to do crafts, why not make some fun baseball related items? Some of these are easy baseball crafts kids would enjoy.  Wooden Letter Baseball Door Decor Not only a fun craft to make, but a cool decor item to show off your love of baseball. The letters …

5 Fun & Easy After Game Treats

Do you want to be the coolest mom on the team? Show up with one of these treats and you’ll be off to a good start. I picked things that would be super easy to do but that I thought kids would really like, and also wouldn’t break the bank. …

Playing Fall Baseball

The regular youth season has ended and some parents are asking, “Why should kids play baseball in the fall?” It’s a good question and one that I have some mixed feelings about. Some kids go from regular season directly to travel ball season and there’s no time to even think about …

When Baseball Boys Cry

There’s no crying in baseball. Except when there is. My younger son’s team wanted to make a run for the Little League World Series last year. They cruised through our district tournament and cruised through the section tournament. We were 1-0 going into the second game of the sub-state tournament …

Top 3 Things to Try to Get Out of a Hitting Slump

Nothing is worse for a baseball player than a hitting slump. Most players have encountered them at one time or another and sometimes they seem to last forever. I’ve seen hitting slumps make players quit before…that’s how frustrating they are.   When a player is in a slump, they usually …

My Love Hate Relationship with Dirt

Dirt. What even is it?      This definition doesn’t make it sound any more appealing. It’s just a “substance”. But when you think about it, without dirt none of us would be here. All plants need dirt and we need the oxygen from plants. So we need dirt. But …