Spring sports are in full swing which means a lot of families spend their weekends juggling multiple sports for 1-4 kids, all at different locations. If lucky, the weather holds out with mild temperatures and sunny skies. The worst-case scenario, freezing temps and rain. Let’s just say by the end of the weekend everyone is …

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This morning I sat down with the intention of compiling a Holiday Gift Guide for our little athletes. While browsing this morning I came across a site called BestAppsForKids that put together 5 really great Holiday Gift Guides and ideas that we thought would be useful to help this holiday season. The holiday shopping season officially starts on Black …

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DIY Player Pendants/ Bag Tags

These painted washers are perfect for personalizing gift bags, labeling each player’s equipment, or just to use as necklaces for added team spirit. Get the team together and get painting! This project is pretty versatile because you can easily customize the washers for any sport. You can also use nail polish from around the house …

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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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  Preparation seems to be the key to surviving sports mom life!  Wouldn’t you say?!?  If you’ve ever been at a game or practice and forgot something important, then you know exactly what I’m talking about.  We all leave the house in a hurry and 9 times out of 10 times forget something.  Most of the …

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Ever leave home for a game or practice and forget something? The Basketball Survival Bag Essentials list helps you be prepped for every basketball game!

The last thing I wasn’t to do during this freezing cold and snowy basketball season is turn the car around because one of my kids has forgotten something for basketball!  It never fails…you ask if they have x and y. They say yes. But you didn’t ask about “z.”  Of course you didn’t, because that’s …

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This is the perfect time of year to let all those people in your life know you care.  Don’t forget about friends and neighbors this holiday season.  Here are some ideas to help you spread the cheer!    HOLIDAY GIFTS FOR NEIGHBORS AND FRIENDS   1.  Chocolate Dipped Peppermint Sticks A fun take on the tradition …

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Soccer Survival Bag Essentials

If you are anything like me (a.k.a. the older you get, the more forgetful you get) preparation is key to surviving sports mom life! Earlier this fall we shared our tips for keeping a bag in your car (in this post for football) for the particular sport your child is in…so you’re prepared with all …

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If you’ve ever been at a game or practice and forgot something important, then you are probably the worst the parent ever….JUST KIDDING!!  (You might feel like it at that moment.)  I have forgotten my daughter’s recital outfit on the day of dress rehearsal once…not my finest moment!!  We all leave the house in a hurry and 9 …

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The older my kids get, the harder it is for me to find activities that don’t involve electronics.  My girls LOVE to read and most of the time that will occupy SOME of their time.  BUT when they aren’t the one on the field, I get a lot of “I’m BORED, can I get on …

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If you are a parent with multiple kids, and one or more of them are in some type of sport, then you have probably had the almost impossible task of keeping someone “happy” during a game or practice.  We have come up with some activities to pass the time that we hope you and your …

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If you are a parent with multiple kids, and one or more of them are in some type of sport, then you have probably had the almost impossible task of keeping someone “happy” during a game or practice.  We have come up with some activities to pass the time that we hope you and your …

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