Don’t Be a Poison Sports Parent

I ran into a baseball mom I hadn’t seen in a while and asked how her son was doing and if he still played baseball. She told me that he quit a couple of years ago because he just didn’t like it. Then she said, “I’m so glad because I …

2018 Baseball Bat Rules

As we transition to a new season of baseball, we need to pay attention to the new bat rules for 2018. Not only are Little League bat rules changing, but the new rules affect other leagues as well.   If your child plays in any of the following leagues, as …

There’s a Bully on the Team

We’ve all encountered bullies at some point in our lives. Some of us have been bullied and some have been the bullies. This is a centuries old problem and it occurs in every aspect of life, so of course it takes place on baseball and softball teams.   This can …

Before You Complain, Have You Volunteered Yet?

For any organized sports league to function smoothly, you need to have volunteers who are willing to donate their time to help with the regular functions of the league. I think many people take for granted how much board members and other volunteers do to make leagues happen for the …

Taking Away Baseball as a Consequence

Taking away sports as a punishment or consequence is a really tough one for me because when you pull your kid out of a game or off of a team, you are letting the team down. When you make a commitment to something, you should follow through with it and …

Some of My Best Friends are Baseball Moms

  It’s the bottom of the 6th inning and my son is in pitching. I get nervous, I need to focus, and small talk is not an option right now. The moms around me who have been pacing and cheering throughout the game know how I feel and they’re not …

Missing Games for Other Events

  This is one of the toughest decisions when you’re a sports parent. There’s a birthday party, a special family event, a school event, a vacation, and you have to decide if your child can miss a game to go. Sometimes it’s even multiple games that you’ll have to miss …

12 Cute Baseball Tops to Rock for Summer

If you’re like me, you may want to get a couple of new tops for the summer season. I have some cute baseball mom tank tops and ladies baseball T-shirts here that you will love. This is a super cute T-shirt that would look great with shorts and sandals.   …