Parental involvement leading up to Try Outs: What you can do to help yourself and your kids!

The weeks, hours and minutes leading up to try outs or tests can be a stressful time for parents and kids. As with many challenges, parents often set the tone for how kids will act during a particular moment. There are many different factors that go in to how stressed your child will be. Parental Read more…

Sports Broadcasting Camps for Kids that Love Calling the Play by Play!

This might be a stretch, but since our niche is sports programs for kids, we thought that Sports Broadcasting Camps for kids deserved a shout out. Because sports & broadcasting is like peanut butter & jelly. They go together. Before you sign your son or daughter up for Sports Broadcasting camp, consider the following. ⇒Do Read more…

Sports Goggles – Need em or not necessary? Everything you need to know for your kids.

We’ve been there. You’re watching a game and notice that one player’s wearing regular glasses. Some days the ref will let them play, other days they won’t. We’ve always speculated about sports goggles. We figured that the main difference is the material…that frames would be a lot more durable on a sports goggle or sports Read more…

PART II : Shy kids play sports too. How to get your kid in the game.

 Last post I went through some tips to help get your shy kid playing sports. Playing sports helps lower stress and inhibitions, ultimately letting kids become more free to get to know other kids (aka make friends!). Last week I included 7 tips to help get your kid out playing. One of those tips that’s really Read more…

PART 1: Shy kids play sports too. Including tips to get your shy kid out playing.

When I had a daughter who didn’t speak to any adults, including my extended family and neighbors,for the first FOUR years, I wasn’t completely surprised. I’m one of those people who is way more more comfortable behind a book than in front of another person. I also wasn’t surprised that she had boundless energy that had Read more…

Special Needs Sports Programs Start This Weekend! Check out flag football, lacrosse,yoga and more.

We are loving what this Long Island Police Athletic League is offering for special needs kids. From flag football and lacrosse to yoga and bootcamp, there are a lot of fun choices starting in the next few days. 2018 Spring FLAG FOOTBALL Saturdays, 3:00-5:00 PM Cedar Creek Park, Seaford Merrick Road, Just East of Wantagh Read more…