This time of year all the sports cliche’s and phrases come out. Phrases like…
- “championship level”
- “clutch performer”
That’s because it’s March Madness time! The month of March has become a basketball lover’s dream. Almost like it was created for them. During March you get to watch college basketball’s best teams start their runs to what they hope will end in a championship.
Have you ever gone in your bedroom with your spouse, locked the door behind you, and ignored your kids? My wife and I have, and we plan to do it more often. In fact, we believe doing so consistently is going to improve our marriage.
I’ve written about one my favorite organizations, All Pro Dad, here on my blog in the past. Since I primarily write about marriage and fatherhood you can probably guess why an organization called, All Pro DAD, would be one of my favorites.
They are an organization with a vision and mission similar to mine. I love what they are doing, and any chance I get I try to share it, and come alongside to help, I do so.
Do you want to start a heated debate? Bringing up the topic of putting your spouse before your kids can do just that. No matter which side of the fence people are on, they seem to defend their stance fiercely. If you read my posts, then you know I believe your spouse comes before kids.
Living in the social media age we get to see into the lives of our families and friends like never before. A quick scroll through my Facebook feed reveals some of the BIG moments my family and friends have been up to. We all share big events, cool things we’ve experienced, and major accomplishments.
This weekend has been a busy and fun weekend for me, my family, and my city, Indianapolis. Tonight, on Sunday Night Football on NBC, my hometown Indianapolis Colts will play the Denver Broncos. It is Peyton Manning’s big return to Indy after a decade plus of success for the team and city.
The 2013 NFL Kickoff is tonight starting with the defending Super Bowl Champs the Baltimore Ravens taking on the Denver Broncos. What better way to kickoff the season then by chatting with two-time Super Bowl Champion, entrepreneur, sports parent and Indy native Rosevelt Colvin.
Rosevelt was drafted by the Chicago Bears in 1999, played for the Bears, the New England Patriots, and the Houston Texans. Some of his best years were spent playing linebacker for the Patriots, where he won two Super Bowl rings during the process.
Most of us want our children to be great at sports. Who among us would not want our son or daughter to be the next Michael Jordan, Tom Brady, Mia Hamm or Annika Sorenstam?
|This is a guest post by Wendy Lynne, the Director of Mental Toughness Academy. The Academy’s online Mental Toughness Training helps kids build confidence, focus, determination and the ability to bounce back from adversity – what we call Mental Toughness. Learn more about the Mental Toughness Academy at http://www.mentaltoughnesstrainer.com/. If you want to guest post on my blog, check out the guidelines here.
If you have a child in youth sports, then you know that kids make mistakes and often struggle to recover from them. The following excerpt from Football Momʼs Survival Guide may be speaking to moms of football players, but the truths are for every parent of a young athlete who knows the frustration and humiliation of making errors in his game.
|This is a guest post by Janis Meredith. Janis is a sports mom and coachʼs wife. She writes a sports parenting blog called JBM Thinks. Get her latest ebook “Football Momʼs Survival Guide” just released in July. If you want to guest post on my blog, check out the guidelines here.