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5 Easy Easter Crafts for Kids

5 Easy Easter Crafts for Kids

Easter crafts for kids always make a wonderful addition to the celebration that surrounds this very special time.  No matter how old my kids get, they are always eager to decorate Easter eggs and our youngest never met a holiday themed craft she didn’t like.  So if you are looking for some truly special crafts ...

What To Do For Spring Break at Home

What To Do For Spring Break at Home

Its that time of year when Moms everywhere are hearing “What can we do for spring break?” from their people big and small.  With lots of options for that answer, when your answer includes the words  ”at home”, the entire conversation changes and not always for the best.  This makes it game on for a ...

Team Mom Tips ~ Parent Communication

Team Mom Tips ~ Parent Communication

Today we are talking Team Mom Tips and parent  communication.  Knowing how to stay in touch with players and parents is king and making sure to have effective communication is one of the most important things a Team Mom can do well. Why? Because everyone has a job, everyone has to be somewhere at a ...

Comments   |   Kids, Sports, Spring
Team Mom Tips ~ Dress for the Weather

Team Mom Tips ~ Dress for the Weather

  March means Spring and for team Moms with kids who play outdoor sports, its time to get organized and get out and enjoy the fun.  But let’s face it ~ its still cold! There’s not a team Mom around who doesn’t find herself thinking it should be warmer,  thanks to the promise of longer ...

How to Organize a Playroom

How to Organize a Playroom

There is nothing like a winter that never ends to give you good look at how to organize a playroom.  No matter if you have an actual room or area in your home where your kids most often play, after too much time stuck indoors it can affectionately be renamed the bomb. Sure its all ...

Comments   |   Disney, Kids, Press Events, Sports, Travel
Disney Sports Team Mom Tips ~ On Site Services

Disney Sports Team Mom Tips ~ On Site Services

The world of competitive youth sports lives and dies on tournament play.  And for a busy Team Mom, there’s nothing better than a well organized tournament with on site services to make your job easier and keep your players and parents happy as well.  Some years, those can seem hard to find.  Thanks to the ...

Comments   |   Disney, Kids, Press Events, Sports, Volunteer
Disney Sports Team Mom Tips ~ Opening Celebrations

Disney Sports Team Mom Tips ~ Opening Celebrations

To know me is to know I love sports (especially if it involves my kids) and that I have spent a season or two serving as the Team Mom to volunteer. And if your kids play travel sports like mine have, now is the time when you are settling into your team for the year ...

Comments   |   Disney, Kids, Sports, Travel, Volunteer
Disney Sports Team Mom Tips ~ The Road To Disney

Disney Sports Team Mom Tips ~ The Road To Disney

If you are a Mom of competitive athletes, you’ve probably spent a season or two volunteering as a Team Mom. And if those athletes specialize in a sport that involves travel, you are likely in the midst of setting the tournament schedule for 2014. And if your kids love Walt Disney World as much as ...

NFL Youth Sports Safety Roundtable

NFL Youth Sports Safety Roundtable

Did you see today’s story on ESPN talking about Moms and the NFL’s efforts to convince them football is safe for kids?  If your kids are athletes, sports safety is king and when it comes to educating coaches, volunteers, and parents alike, the NFL is leading the way. In June 2013, I had the incredible ...

8 comments   |   Kids, School, Teens
Report Cards ~ Should Parents Pay For Grades?

Report Cards ~ Should Parents Pay For Grades?

Halfway through the school year and we’ve just received the 2nd round of report cards for our children.  Proud of their hard work, it has long been our tradition to take our children out for a special family dinner to celebrate their accomplishments. Because we don’t eat out often, this has always been a much ...