Living in the social media age we get to see into the lives of our families and friends like never before. A quick scroll through my Facebook feed reveals some of the BIG moments my family and friends have been up to. We all share big events, cool things we’ve experienced, and major accomplishments.« Continue »
This weekend has been a busy and fun weekend for me, my family, and my city, Indianapolis. Tonight, on Sunday Night Football on NBC, my hometown Indianapolis Colts will play the Denver Broncos. It is Peyton Manning’s big return to Indy after a decade plus of success for the team and city.« Continue »
The 2013 NFL Kickoff is tonight starting with the defending Super Bowl Champs the Baltimore Ravens taking on the Denver Broncos. What better way to kickoff the season then by chatting with two-time Super Bowl Champion, entrepreneur, sports parent and Indy native Rosevelt Colvin.
Rosevelt was drafted by the Chicago Bears in 1999, played for the Bears, the New England Patriots, and the Houston Texans. Some of his best years were spent playing linebacker for the Patriots, where he won two Super Bowl rings during the process.« Continue »
Most of us want our children to be great at sports. Who among us would not want our son or daughter to be the next Michael Jordan, Tom Brady, Mia Hamm or Annika Sorenstam?
|This is a guest post by Wendy Lynne, the Director of Mental Toughness Academy. The Academy’s online Mental Toughness Training helps kids build confidence, focus, determination and the ability to bounce back from adversity – what we call Mental Toughness. Learn more about the Mental Toughness Academy at http://www.mentaltoughnesstrainer.com/. If you want to guest post on my blog, check out the guidelines here.|
If you have a child in youth sports, then you know that kids make mistakes and often struggle to recover from them. The following excerpt from Football Momʼs Survival Guide may be speaking to moms of football players, but the truths are for every parent of a young athlete who knows the frustration and humiliation of making errors in his game.
|This is a guest post by Janis Meredith. Janis is a sports mom and coachʼs wife. She writes a sports parenting blog called JBM Thinks. Get her latest ebook “Football Momʼs Survival Guide” just released in July. If you want to guest post on my blog, check out the guidelines here.|
Todat is our daughter‘s 13th birthday. I really cannot believe she is 13! Just like every other parent, it seems like yesterday we were holding her in our arms. I’ve been told the teenage years come with many challenges. Challenges that will test our love for her and her love for us. My hope is we love her unconditionally and always show it, no matter how odd or frustrating her behavior may be.« Continue »
Not-guilty. This verdict has many people sad, many people outraged, many people screaming for justice. It has me confused, as well as concerned. I learned of George Zimmerman receiving a not-guilty verdict the same time my kids learned of it. Just like the people you see on TV my kids were frustrated, hurt, and confused by it.« Continue »