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 …

Ways to Get Kids to Eat Vegetables

Parents of sports playing kids know how busy their lives can get and are stumped. With late practices, homework, and car rides, sometimes driving through or just throwing together some Chicken Dinos with mac ‘n cheese has to suffice.   I have one of the best suggestions for how to get …

Ways for Baseball Moms to Make Money

  With our busy lives as baseball moms, some of us have to work and juggle all of the kids’ stuff as well. And then there are those of us who don’t work, but are looking for money-making ideas for stay at home moms. Our routines don’t always allow us to …

Best New Baseball Bats for 2017

Every year, new bats come out and players are always looking for ways to up their game.  A good baseball bat can be a big part of making that happen. When looking for a bat, you should not only consider size and weight, but it’s a good idea to read …

How Young is Too Young to Start Baseball?

  With baseball season right around the corner, many parents are considering signing their kids up for baseball or softball programs. Some of you are wondering what is the best age to start baseball, softball, or other youth sports programs for your children. I have to say that a 3-year old …

Band of Baseball Brothers

  I’ve observed something interesting about my son and his baseball teammates. There’s a very special bond that they have, unlike any bond I see with other friends such as classmates and neighbor kids.   I guess it’s because they’ve been through battles with each other. They win and lose together …

Baseball Christmas and Hanukkah Decorations

If you’re a baseball fan, you probably like to have baseball decorations for various holidays. There are quite a few baseball Christmas ornaments, lights, and other decorations available for the holidays. Here are a few of the great things I’ve found.   Kurt Adler UL 10-Light Ball and Glove Light …

Baseball and Softball Stocking Stuffers

If you have a baseball fan to buy for, you may want to do a stocking with baseball and softball related items in it. I have some ideas for things that will fit into a stocking and that baseball fans will love.   First, you may want to get a …