My Son Quit Baseball

  I knew this day was coming, but I’ve still been dreading it. Yesterday, my son went to his high school baseball coach and thanked him for all of the opportunities he has been given, but that he has decided to join the track and field team this Spring. Needless …

Bad Tryouts

He’s in the shortstop line ready to take grounders. It’s tryout day for that new elite travel team your kid really wants to be on. All of the parents are sitting in the bleachers and you’re eating seeds to calm your nerves. Each kid is getting five balls hit to …

Baseball Withdrawal

  For anyone who’s missing your kids’ baseball games, I feel you. Even though we play year-round, it just doesn’t seem the same when the tournaments are spread out and it’s cold. I’m ready to put my flip flops & shorts back on and kick back in my baseball mom …

Dealing with Meltdowns

It’s 10:15 on a cold Saturday morning in November and my 10-year old son is having an epic meltdown on the flag football field. What is causing it, you ask? Not much. But apparently, he and I have different opinions. He’s mad because the coaches are calling running plays and …