One of the earliest memories of my life is taking a train to visit my grandparents for my 9th birthday. That was the year I went to my first ever NHL game. Since then, a night of chinese food and hockey is an annual tradition for my grandfather and I.
With my grandmother, it was baseball. She was a rabid fan and would spend hours on summer weekends sitting at local diamonds watching Jenny Finch and other world-class softball players in tournament play.
Sporting events are a great way to spend an afternoon as a family, or just get some one-on-one parenting time.
I took my 5 year-old to our big team’s last game of the season this weekend and here’s a list of 9 things I observed about our experience, and the parents and kids around me:
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