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How Families Save on Sports Gear {Foot Locker Discount Code September 2016}

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As a former professional athlete, I naturally wanted my kids to follow in my love of sport. But at the same time, I didn’t want to push them into a sport simply because I loved it. So what did we do as parents? Two things: 1. We encouraged them to try a lot of different sports 2. We focused on encouraging them …

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When Kids Lose: 3 Truths to Tell Them


“You may not win, but you must try. Sometimes, you’ll lose, but there’s no need to cry. Win or lose, one thing that’s true… No matter what, I love you!” ~ Lysa TerKeurst from “Win or Lose I Love You!“ I dare say our deepest heartache once we become parents is not when we get hurt, but when our kids …

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British Soccer Camp Review

Britton British Soccer Camp Ball

Remember when I told you that my son has never played soccer before, but we signed him up for a British Soccer Camp? We’ve now been there, done that, got the t-shirt (literally) and wanted to share our thoughts with you in a British Soccer Camp review. I feel I need to first preface our review with a dose of …

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Sports Moms Need Better Pain Relief {LivRelief Review}


Disclosure: This post is sponsored by LivRelief. I am not a doctor and the ideas presented below are my own. Like many moms, I’d consider myself a sports mom. We’re not to the point where we’re traveling hours away to competitions, but we are in the stage where our kids are trying out a lot of different sports throughout the …

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Signing Up for British Soccer Camps

British Soccer Camp

I’ll be the first to admit it, my kids have never played soccer. I know, I know – slightly unAmerican. I selfishly didn’t want to watch kids run back and forth across a field for an hour and frankly, didn’t want to do what every other parent seemed to be doing. Actually, soccer is MUCH bigger ‘across the pond’ as …

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How Does Childhood Participation in Competitive Sports affect Leadership?


Most of my childhood memories revolve around competitive sports. I think I participated in every sport, including horseback riding, figure-skating and everything in between! (Except for soccer…I never was much of a runner 😉 Before entering high school, I decided to focus on just one sport, tennis, which led me to eventually making a living as a young adult as …

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