Category: Sports

What Is National Signing Day?

It’s that time of year… The 1st Wednesday of February. No, not Groundhog Day, it’s National Signing Day. College athletes are able to sign a National Letter of Intent to play a sport at a college. Many of the nation’s best high school athletes have made VERBAL commits, but this is the day to seal the deal in ink. It… Read more →

Dear Rosemary, Don’t Come For Cam Newton

I love sports! The only thing I love more than sports is cupcakes watching sports with my kids. There are so many life lessons to be learned via athletics: teamwork, resilience, and work ethic to name a few. Tennessee Titans football fan and mom, Rosemary Plorin took her 9 year old daughter to see an NFL game. That’s pretty cool, especially… Read more →

There Are WINNERS And LOSERS In Sports

I love sports for kids. There are so many life lessons to be learned: character, hard work, determination, teamwork, resilience, and so on. However, one lesson many parents downplay is winning and losing. There is the philosophy of “everyone is a winner“, and yes, that is great to help build children’s confidence and self esteem early on. But, how realistic… Read more →

My First Hockey Game

We had so much fun at our first hockey game! Thanks to Honda we sat up close on all of the action between the Anaheim Ducks and Ottawa Senators. Of course my biggest dilemma was WHAT TO WEAR. I wasn’t sure how cold the arena gets but it wasn’t too bad. The worst part was walking out of the house… Read more →

Spartan Race

I did my third mud run and had a blast.  The Spartan Race is a 5K obstacle course that challenges your physical and mental strength.  I wouldn’t have made it through without the awesome Steel Barbells team. I regularly workout but I knew I had to step the gym routine up to prepare for Spartan. Michael Lopez put me through… Read more →