Kids’ Baseball: How Hard Should Parents Push?

  Life is competitive   We all know how competitive humans can be. Sports, the job market, and social relationships all have competitive sides that can sometimes go overboard. None of us want our kids to get left behind when it comes to preparing for life, so we push them. …

Baseball Gifts for Men

When you’re a baseball family like ours, you love gifts that are geared toward baseball. Check out these great gifts for the baseball-loving men in your life.   Winner baseball watch face with STANDARD strap How much would a baseball dad love getting this watch for Father’s Day, a birthday, or …

7 Ways to Reduce Stress for Sports Parents

Baseball parents and parents of other sports-playing kids know how busy and hectic their lives can be. Not only do we have to keep track of all of our own stuff, but we also have to keep track of their school stuff, and all of our kids’ other activities, as …

How Important is a Batting Helmet?

A helmet is a fairly obvious piece of must-have equipment. There is nothing more important on your child’s body than his or her head, so having a good helmet for batting is essential. Luckily, baseball youth batting helmets are easy to find and not that expensive.   Most of the …

8 Must Have Apps for Baseball Parents

As baseball parents, we know how incredibly busy we can get running our kids around to games, practices, and traveling to tournaments. Our phones have become invaluable tools; there are so many useful things we can do with them now, and many of them are for very specific uses, such …

Top 18 Things to Bring to a Baseball Tournament

My list of the top 18 things to bring to a baseball or softball tournament (This list has been updated to include some excellent ideas from experienced baseball parents)  🙂   If you’re headed out to a sports tournament, chances are that you will be there for several hours and sometimes …

How to Stay in Shape When You’re a Busy Mom

I feel very fortunate to have been self-employed for the last several years, and that has allowed me to set my own schedule and have time to work out at the gym during the day. Many moms aren’t that lucky, so you may ask yourself, “How do I get in …

Picking Out Uniform Styles

If you’re a team parent or helping out in choosing youth custom baseball uniforms for your team, there are several different styles and options you can go with. Different players also have their own preferences for what types of jerseys, pants, hats, socks, stirrups, cleats, and batting gloves that they …

Ways to Occupy Bored Baseball Siblings

  Many of us baseball parents have other children that have to get dragged along to games and tournaments, and often times they sit there bored all day because they’re not the ones playing. You would definitely want to keep kids busy on an airplane or car trip, and this could …