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A Sport Hiatus?

Memorial Day weekend marked the end of the Spring sports season.  Notably, the end of club volleyball for both boys. The end was memorialized with 3 full days of the Boys’ East Coast Championships.  Our youngest son’s team played a… Continue Reading →

Mono O’ Monopod

Back on the topic of recording the boys’ games.  As I mentioned in my post “Follow Up on Doubling Up”, I was trying to find a resolution to a couple of challenges with recording volleyball matches when the boys are… Continue Reading →

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… Continue Reading →

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.  I am not complaining, I love… Continue Reading →

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… Continue Reading →

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… Continue Reading →

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 they want their independence… Continue Reading →

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 do the praise…. Continue Reading →

Maybe they’ll Dig it!

I have been playing volleyball for the past 20 years (off and on, when the boys were born I took a hiatus for several years). Although I didn’t play in high school or college, I have really grown to appreciate… Continue Reading →

Summer of Camps – The First Two Weeks

As I mentioned a while ago on the podcast, this Summer we are trying something new.  Rather than rely on the program offered by the daycare we use for after school care, we have arranged for the boys to attend… Continue Reading →

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