Even though he's an animated character, Disney's Peter Pan is quite an athlete, and he can remind us dads to have FUN while we PLAY.
I’m a Boy Scout Sports and Athletics Merit Badge Counselor. Merit is “value that deserves respect and acknowledgment.” These boys have earned mine.
The back half of the year is when you see all of the major sports come together: Baseball, basketball, football, soccer and hockey dominate ESPN and the news channels. This time of year tends to take me back to when I was a kid growing up in the ‘70s. At that age, I really only MORE »
Nicknames often are special; generally, they’re unique. Then there’s the one nickname to which you lose your identity, your class status, your ethnicity, and your educational background (but, unfortunately, not your weight or age): It’s the name “Coach”. You assume something when you’re granted this inglorious title, one that strikes terror into the hearts of MORE »
“Dad, WHAT’S THAT?” “Uh… “ I stammered. “Um, I think it’s a lacrosse stick.” “What’s that?” It was one of those moments when a father is challenged with a question he knows absolutely nothing about. We had just moved to the Rocky Mountains from California. During the first day at his new school, my eldest MORE »
I was instantly taken back to the 2004 Disney film about that subject, Miracle, arguably one of the best sports movies ever.
The Daily Babble