Tales of a Travel Team Parent

Tales of a Travel Team Parent

This isn’t intended to be a gripe session.  We know we have made our bed and we are happy to lie in it.  This is, as much of this blog is, simply a sharing of our experience in case it is beneficial...
Published on: Mar 08 2016
By: DaddyCast
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Traffic Lessons

Traffic Lessons

Perhaps the most important lesson from driving in traffic is “Don’t live your life like a driver in traffic”.  I remember an old joke that if you wake up looking like the picture on your driver’s...
Published on: Jun 29 2015
By: DaddyCast
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A Few Good (Sports) Parents

A Few Good (Sports) Parents

I write a lot about kids sports.  Perhaps it is because we spend a lot of our non-work, waking hours with games, practices, clinics and all other manner of supporting our kids’ athletic endeavours....
Published on: Feb 23 2015
By: DaddyCast
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Accepting No

Accepting No

A couple weeks ago my oldest and I were leaving the volleyball club.  It was a Sunday evening and there was a couple open courts on our way out toward the exit.  He asked if we could stop for a milkshake...
Published on: Feb 06 2015
By: DaddyCast
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Perspective

Perspective

If you follow pro football this season you may know the New England Patriots performed some trickery during the playoffs.  Against the Ravens, they confused the Baltimore defense by declaring certain...
Published on: Jan 18 2015
By: DaddyCast
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When it Clicks

When it Clicks

Twenty years ago I took a sales job and my boss told me I needed to learn how to play golf.  He even went so far as to sponsor a golf membership at a local course (not a country club mind you, a public...
Published on: Jan 11 2015
By: DaddyCast
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Delayed Gratification

Delayed Gratification

I have to admit that I am more than a little surprised at the appearance of mobile game commercials on television.  These games have become so prevalent (and apparently profitable) that they now have...
Published on: Jan 04 2015
By: DaddyCast
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Saving Memories

Saving Memories

While I don’t have any exact numbers, I feel safe in assuming a large percentage of the video cameras sold are purchased by new parents.  When you are expecting, you buy a camera and record all the...
Published on: Nov 20 2014
By: DaddyCast
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My son won’t sit near me and I am Thrilled!!

My son won’t sit near me and I am Thrilled!!

My son doesn’t want to sit near me.  He doesn’t want to ride in the car with me.  He hardly notices I am even there.  And I am thrilled!! I mentioned in my tryouts post that my oldest tried out...
Published on: Sep 26 2014
By: DaddyCast
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Tryouts are Trying Times

Tryouts are Trying Times

With the beginning of the school year has come fall sports tryouts.  We aren’t very good at staying uninvolved or uncaring around tryouts.  We get a little too emotionally attached to what our kids...
Published on: Sep 16 2014
By: DaddyCast
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