Pirates!

Coach Christian decided to go all-out and embrace the pirate theme for Alex’s baseball team this summer: to the tune of costumes and even a mascot. The eye roll makes the photo. 🙂 It was a season complete with a joke-telling mascot who, as far as the parents were concerned, made the whole experience. What’s…

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Kids Sports: It’s (supposed to be) about Respect

Today I’m handing the soapbox over to my husband, who is coaching Little League this year for the first time. As parents, we find the attitude toward kids’ sports disturbing–too focused on winning and creating star players, too little focus on teamwork, character and physical fitness, and not enough playing time for the mid-pack and…

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