The Perils of Losing

I was having a discussion with my 16-year old son about being on a losing team and his insight was interesting. When asked how he felt about being on losing league teams or travel teams, his response was that it not only made him get used to losing to the …

Delusional Sports Parent Syndrome

  Okay, so maybe “delusional” is a bit harsh. I can’t even really prove that Delusional Sports Parent Syndrome is an actual clinical diagnosis since I’m not a doctor, but I know it exists. Bless their hearts though. They really think their kid should be playing shortstop and he’s deathly …

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 …