Rallying Cry to Moms: Embrace Yourself
In my mid-fifties, I decided I needed to celebrate where I have landed in life. Even that came at an incredibly challenging time for me....
The Age Debate: Waiting for Superman?
It is May 2022. My middle child is about to graduate from college. I had not taken a look at this archived blog in a long time. While I...
On Becoming Me: Who Was I Without the Sport That Defined Me?
I usually blog about being a parent of athletes. I am qualified to do that simply because I raised three children who were intensely...
The Art of Survival: Diary of a Sports Mom
Diary of a Sports Mom and how it all began: Idle time while they practiced was spent writing thoughts on struggles and victories.
It Worked: Ignorance (Really) Is Bliss
When my headstrong daughter did not want to listen to me, I employed a different strategy: I pleaded ignorance.
Back On The Blocks (If I Don’t Fall First)
Returning to competition is a precarious balancing act between tempering expectations with the little voice in your head.
One Size Does Not Fit All
While D1 college sports may be the dream, the reality is it’s not always the best fit.
Clinching in a Clutch: We Before Me
In college sports, the emphasis on team becomes front and center even in historically individual disciplines.
I Fired My Mom!
My mom coached my daughter until the lines between being a grandparent and being a coach were blurred. It was awful, but it had to be done.