When all of your kids are involved in different sports and activities, it can be really difficult to keep track of. Unfortunately, most planners and calendars available to purchase just don’t have enough space to plan out the week for the whole family. My solution is this easy, colorful paint chip game day calendar that …

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3 No Sew Hair Accessories for the Team

3 No Sew Hair Accessories for the Team Alright girls, I don’t know about you but there is nothing better than participating in a sport you love except doing so while looking you’re best alongside your teammates. Simple accessories like bows and ribbons can really add to a team’s sense of unity and confidence without …

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Youth Sports Concussion

Moms!  This stuff is serious.  When you hear the word concussion all kinds of alarms should be going off!  It’s not just a blow to the head.  There is so much more that happens when the brain shakes inside the skull than what we realize. Concussions can happen at anytime, anywhere, in a game or …

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Kids Playing Soccer

How to Throw an After Season Team Party What better way to celebrate the growth of the team and the completion of a successful sports season than to throw a team party. The party also gives kids, parents, and coaches a chance to relax and really enjoy each other’s company. In order to make this …

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5 Heartwarming Father’s Day Gift DIY’s

Fathers Day is fast approaching and if you haven’t already figured out what your kids should make for their dad, you’ve come to the right place. These gifts are a slam dunk for any athlete’s Dad for Fathers Day and are simple to recreate yourself. Do your kids also call your husband coach? Consider number …

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Baseline testing for kids, concussion prevention

I was at a team mom meeting for our baseball league last year. All the basics were covered, like team pictures, uniforms, schedule, etc. Great, I was ready to wind up the meeting when a doctor from our local hospital began to hand out some materials about concussions and started a short program on concussion …

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This 30 minute chicken asparagus is absolutely delicious!  Even my picky 5 year old cleaned her plate the last time I made it, and that’s saying a lot! 😉 Ingredients: thawed or fresh chicken breasts (number will depend on how many you are serving) jar of spaghetti/marinara sauce sliced Swiss or Provolone cheese bunch of …

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The kids will be out of school very SOON!  Summer is around the corner, are you ready!?!  I can’t say that I am totally prepared for all that we have planned for the upcoming months, but I am ready for some slower paced days.  My girls are both going to camp this summer and my oldest …

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One of the best ways to save money on groceries is to plan your meals and your shopping list ahead of time. The reason this helps to save money is because with a plan in place, you know exactly what you’re going to get before you go to the store and avoid impulse purchases which can get …

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Why your Kids & Teens {& Athletes} Should Volunteer

Have your kids just started on a new team this spring?  Or have they been on a team with the same kids for years and years?  Either way, as you know, the kids spend a LOT of time together on the field, in the gym or pool, or wherever it is that they are practicing …

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summer sport camps

Summer is quickly approaching which means it is almost time to send your kids off to summer camp. Have you signed your kids up for any fun activities this year?  If your kiddos love playing sports then have you considered sending them to a camp designed specifically to fine tune their skills? If you haven’t already …

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Make-Ahead Freezer Hot Turkey/Ham & Cheese

Happy Wednesday, Friends!  When we were doing our $100 Amazon Gift Card giveaway, many of you left comments about what you would like for use to post about in the future.  The hands-down most requested topic is for quick meals! We are going to do our best to bring you quick-meal options!  You might have …

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Do you wear your yoga pants far too often? and not just to the gym? Check out these 6 Best Ever Yoga Pant Alternatives! Stay comfortable and stylish with these options.

Guilty.  Yep, I wear them ALL the time. Yoga Pants. Actually, not all the time, but at least twice a week…and I’m not wearing them to go to the gym, I have them on as my “outfit” for the day. Why?  I want to wear something comfortable and my office is in our home, so …

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You are what you eat!  We’ve all heard that saying,  but it’s extremely true!  As parents it’s our job to instill good habits in our kiddos and healthy nutrition should be at the top of the list.  If you have active kids/athletes, than feeding them the right food and keeping them hydrated is probably the …

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 My kids go through a LOT of granola bars.  They know there is a “one bar” limit in our house per day, but they always test me to see if I will break! 😉  The thing with granola bars is that they feel a lot like dessert (especially the chocolate chips ones).  I will admit …

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Today we have a special guest post for you!  We are welcoming Angie, a sports mom and physical therapist. ******************** Being the mom of a young athlete is difficult. Finding the right mix of coach, cheerleader, nurse (and lets not forget mom) is a hard thing to do. When your child is injured in a sporting …

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My kids love roll-ups!  I’m not sure what the obsession is with them, but I’m OK with it.  They are versatile and easy sandwiches to grab-n-go.   They are also a perfect food to take with you on busy weeknights or weekends. Roll-ups If for some reason you are unfamiliar with roll-ups, here’s the basics: …

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Kids are busier than ever. Between a full schedule during the school day and all the extracurricular activities after school, when do they have time to relax? It’s important that kids have interests outside of school and family, but how much is too much? Having a full life is great, but the potential for over-scheduling is a real …

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The  Stuffed Loaf  is a favorite in our house! It is a perfect grab and go meal. Meat, cheese and vegetables, everything you need for dinner, is inside the loaf! The recipe makes 2 loaves (my food-devouring kids eat both of these for a meal!). If your family won’t eat both loaves, you can freeze …

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Tired selling stuff for fundraisers? Try a Product-Free Fundraising idea with your sports team, club or school.

As parents, the moment your child walks through the door with a fundraiser packet, you take a deep breath and think to yourself, what am I going to have to buy now?! Often times, we get “stuck” with fundraiser leftovers because your child couldn’t manage to sell quite enough of the required product. You might encourage …

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We all have those times when we don’t want to think about dinner and just want something EASY.  If you need a quick meal or appetizer, then you should try this 5 minute Margarita pizza!  (It does take 20 minutes to cook but the prep is only 5 minutes, so it makes for an easy …

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This post brought to you by hhgregg. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Sports Mom Survival Guide. Last week we mentioned an amazing sweepstake that is taking place at hhgregg and we wanted to fill you in on a few more details!  There are some innovative products that you can enter for a …

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Whip up these quick Cinnamon Roll Twists in just minutes. Perfect for a savory breakfast or for dessert. These are a hit with both kids and adults!

Do you envy those who spend the entire afternoon making a batch of homemade cinnamon rolls all the while your kids are ranting and raving about how wonderful those cinnamon rolls look and smell? Heck, you don’t have an entire afternoon to spend in the kitchen! Want an easy  and quick alternative? You (or even …

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Spring is always a good time to get your house clean and aired out after winter!  If you don’t enjoy cleaning, like me, I thought I would share a few tips to help you do it quickly and with as little effort as possible.  Here are my top 5 spring cleaning hacks: FANS I don’t …

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This post brought to you by hhgregg. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Sports Mom Survival Guide. We love sharing with you ways to make your life better!! Recently we were introduced to something that we think might make your life a little easier, the LG Twin Wash System.  As a busy mom I can …

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