The “Love of the Game” is a phrase you have probably heard many times if you follow sports. Typically when an athlete reaches a very high level in their sport they speak of how they have this love of their sport, that helps to drive them, makes them want to play it more, and ultimately helps them become great.« Continue »
Yesterday, the word of the day was “mother.” And rightfully so, as the one day each year dedicated to loving on, and sharing appreciation for mom, mother, ma, momma, big mama grandma, and so on, was celebrated.
A quick scan of my Facebook news feed was filled with Mother’s Day love and messages. It probably trended on Twitter, dominated pins on Pinterest, and was captured on Instagram. Now it is the day after. Will all that love end? It shouldn’t, and I have a call to dads to keep it going.
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Jackie Robinson Day was celebrated this week in baseball. April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson played in a Major League Baseball game. The first African-american to do so since prior to the 1900′s, opening the door for the integration of pro baseball. That day, that game, was a game changing moment for sports and life in this country.« Continue »
No March Madness or March DADness run is complete without “One Shining Moment.” One Shining Moment, a song written about the NCAA College Basketball Championship, will be played tonight at the end of coverage of the championship game.
It is one of my favorite moments of the NCAA basketball tournament. One Shining Moment captures the emotional highs and lows of all that has happened during March Madness, similar to what we experience in life, or March DADness.« Continue »
The Final Four begins this weekend and college basketball will crown this year’s national champion. It has been a terrific run for the final four teams remaining. All four have shown they are great teams, but only one will get that coveted championship trophy.
Our kids can serve as our own personal mirrors. Even when we do not expect it they are following us. They look like us, talk like us, and do like us. They are miniature versions of us. Whether that is good or bad, you have a mini-me.
If your kids are following you, the big question becomes where are you leading them?« Continue »