After just finishing a dodge ball unit in PE, eighth grader Skyler Correia says he likes archery quite a bit, even though dodge ball was “extremely fun.” The stillness and concentration of shooting a bow and arrow offers a contrast to the frenzy of ball sports. Seventh and eighth graders at Gethsemane Lutheran School in [...]
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Chaparral girls lacrosse coach Jessica Livingston is featured in this month’s issue of Lacrosse Magazine as one of the “10 people changing youth lacrosse now.” The magazine cites Livingston for creating AZ Girls Lacrosse, a K-9 instructional league she started with only five girls in 2004 and has since taught lacrosse to about 1,000 girls in [...]
I finally understand how people become psycho sports parents. Because honestly, if my seven-year-old son, Eli’s, football coach doesn’t start playing him more, I’m going to run into the field at the next game, hands poised in throat clenching position, tackle the man, and strangle him within an inch of his life.
I mean, just like the ridiculous warnings on baby strollers to “remove child before folding,” or the printed caveat on irons to “never press clothing while being worn,” or the label on my cardboard car sun shield, to “not drive with sun shield in place,” someone somewhere must have committed these inane acts…
The first time 14-year-old Ben Davis tried contact lenses, things didn’t go so well. His optometrist offered Ben the option when he was 12, after a routine exam and fitting for glasses and sports goggles. But Ben was clearly lukewarm about the prospect, recalls his mom, Judy Davis of Phoenix. As the lenses were placed [...]
When my son wrestled in high school, he managed to pick up ringworm, the highly feared (among moms) fungus that makes me cringe just thinking about it.
If I don’t share their interest in Mario Kart, what’s next? Suddenly, I can’t stand their music, don’t like their friends, don’t know anything about what interests them. They become goth, start smoking cigarettes to be cool, go off to college, get a slew of body piercings, bad grades, and stds and I have only myself to blame.
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