Banish the Ball Hogs.

On any given day a game can be exhilarating, nail biting, disappointing, or…..boring. I’ll admit it, I like the close games. There’s nothing like getting down to the last minute of a fast-paced, action-packed game to watch a team reach for the next level. And then there are the OTHER games… You know, the games Read more…

Consider this before quitting a sport midseason!

I believe in kids playing, so why am I writing about quitting sports? The Kid’s been playing multi sports for so long and now, as a middle school student, more of her friends are beginning to specialize. Sometimes you can see the difference on the field or in the pool. The ones that practice the Read more…

Non toy gift ideas…you know you want ’em.

Every year parents lament spending a small fortune on a ton of stuff, most of which is forgotten soon after it’s been opened. That’s why it’s always a good idea to include some non toy gifts for your little recipient. But finding something can sometimes be tough, especially if your favorite little person is a Read more…

Neighborhood kids. They’re good for something!

I relied on neighborhood kids to get my daily entertainment when I was growing up. My parents had one car, so being taxied around wasn’t an option. For me, it was either foot or bike to get where I needed to go. Fortunately, my street had a handful of kids and I had a dear Read more…

Try Rowing for FREE and check out our list of Rowing Camps on Long Island so your kids can give it a row!

We’re heading over to Oyster Bay for National Learn to Row Day! Remember how excited we were for Port Rowing’s “Row for Autism” event? And then it was canceled due to frigid temperatures and pouring rain….it was a sad day for us. We had been looking forward to trying our hand at rowing for some Read more…

Flag Football – Seriously Safe, Seriously Fun here on Long Island!

Is flag football a safe alternative to tackle football?  We’ve heard about concussions and snarky comments about parents that let their kids play America’s favorite game. So we decided to take a look at Flag Football, read its rules and decide for ourselves. Below is what we found…. Is Flag Football safe? YES! The NFL Flag Read more…