Can Wearing Hats Make You Go Bald?

  I noticed recently that both of my boys were wearing their baseball caps around all the time. It made me wonder if wearing their hats too much can cause hair loss. Most people prefer to have nice, thick hair and I don’t want them to lose their hair early, so …

Tips for Staying Cool at the Games

  It’s not worth getting sunburned while you’re out watching your kids play in a baseball or softball game. We’ve all been at those games when it’s 100 degrees and you’re just dying. Yes, sunscreen is a given, but there are some other great ways to stay cool at summer …

5 Awesome DIY Dugout Organizer Projects

    I love doing little projects that make my life and my coaches’ and team moms’ lives easier. I’ve put together five easy DIY dugout organizer projects that you will love.   DIY Hanging Lineup Name Organizer This one is my absolute favorite projects. All you need is a hanging …

Baseball Season is Finally Here

  League baseball and softball have started in a lot of towns and the MLB season is right around the corner. Many parents have already done their shopping for new pants, cleats, helmets, and other items that were outgrown or worn out from last season. Some leagues in colder areas are …

5 Easy Do-It-Yourself Baseball Projects

There are some creative things you can do to make life easier and more fun for your baseball or softball kid. If you’re like me and like to do projects, then some of these might be for you. Custom Ball Bucket Wanna get your kid to practice more? Make him …

Is Daddy Ball a Thing?

Our family has probably been through more than 30 different teams with my two boys and we’ve experienced a lot of different types of coaches and personalities. I can tell you that in my experience “Daddy Ball” does occur on different levels, sometimes blatantly and sometimes in very subtle ways.   …

Take Pictures of Your Baseball and Softball Kids

  “In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.” … – Ansel Adams   Baseball and softball parents should take my advice and take a lot of pictures. The memories from all of the games and practices will be some of your favorites …

Does Your League Include Pants With Your Uniform?

  Some baseball and softball leagues give you a full uniform including jersey, pants, cap, socks, and belt, especially for the younger divisions. However, there are some leagues that don’t give out pants with their uniforms and you will need to get them on your own. Sometimes this is for …