Two nights a week. One weekend day. Five hours total. From January through early March this is the baseball practice schedule. Practice on his own. From conditioning, to fielding balls, to practicing his swing. All practice that occurs on the off-hours is self-directed and initiated by Coco. Games start in March. Run through the middle of July. Practice … More Following HIS Dream
I’m going to put it out there….we are a family that you could read about in a magazine article. And, the article wouldn’t necessarily be a positive one. Yet, I think it could be. Perhaps, it even should be; at least in our circumstance. You’ve read about, or heard about, or even know, that family … More Busy Isn’t Necessarily Bad
My kids are participating in tennis camp this week. Both of them. Coco and Lou. They are here for 3 hours a day. 9 until noon. I am the only parent who stays and watches. It kind of makes me wonder. What does that say about me as a parent? I’m not here because I’m … More Tennis Camp and, Perhaps, an Overly Involved Parent?
Walking pneumonia. That was the diagnosis yesterday. The third Dr. appointment in three weeks. Even the nurse, as we walked up, said, “Your smiling faces again?!” A sure sign that we’ve been to the Dr office a few too many times, as of late. The Dr. did all the standard checks. Look in his throat, … More Heart of a Champion
Today was supposed to be a day of fun. A day of fun, which had been planned for a couple of months now, was supposed to happen today. Tomorrow also, actually. Unfortunately, our plans were changed. My Coco was scheduled to attend a baseball event at our local MLB facility. He has attended the event … More Change of Plans
My 10 year old son, Coco, is growing up. In doing so, he is beginning, very recently, to question the decisions I make and the things I do. As of late, the things he has been questioning have to do with saving money, or, as I choose to call it, being frugal. When Coco was … More Frugal
My son, Coco, played on a competitive 10u AAA baseball team last year. Coco has been playing ball since he was 4 1/2 years old. Baseball is his passion. When he was 9, Coco played his first year of competitive ball. Prior to that, at the age of eight, he played on a Rec League … More A Story About Confidence