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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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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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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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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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In this together (like it or not)

In this together (like it or not)

We aren’t fools.  We realize there will be many moments where we get the cold shoulder.  Where the boys are not into hanging out with their old, stupid parents.    We know the day will come where...
Published on: Mar 31 2014
By: DaddyCast
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Love to watch them play- and tell them!!

Love to watch them play- and tell them!!

It is always nice to have affirmation that you are doing something right as a parent.  As my youngest son has progressed through youth soccer we have always been careful to be positive but not to over...
Published on: Dec 04 2013
By: DaddyCast
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Lifetime of a Tradition

Lifetime of a Tradition

For several years a Thanksgiving weekend tradition has been a big bonfire at my in-laws.  Living out in the country they pile up branches and cut trees as well as scrap wood and who knows what else throughout...
Published on: Dec 01 2013
By: DaddyCast
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When they make you proud.

When they make you proud.

Recently our youngest went off to an overnight soccer camp. He roomed with one of his friends, who is also on his travel team, and we sent them off in good spirits (always good to have a buddy around)....
Published on: Jul 06 2013
By: DaddyCast
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Pride in (their) Achievment

Pride in (their) Achievment

Friday I was in a great mood.  I could hardly wipe the smile off my face.  Hardly anything could bring me down.  The reason: my youngest made the team.  He had a tryout with a new Travel soccer  team...
Published on: Feb 24 2013
By: DaddyCast
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Look the Part

Look the Part

Many years ago I was introduced to the statement “If you can’t be professional, at least look professional.” It was made by my boss and became his slogan to explain why even though we were IT professionals,...
Published on: Sep 13 2011
By: DaddyCast
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