Soccer and My Daughter’s Concussion: What’s A Good Mother to Do?

At first, I didn’t even realize it had happened. My sixteen-year-old daughter was playing goalie for her premier soccer team at a college scouting tournament during Thanksgiving break this past November. As a player from the other team charged the goal, by daughter went in for the save. They both missed the ball and hit each other head-on. The other player fell down and then got up and brushed herself off. My daughter stumbled but didn’t fall. She then managed to capture the ball and save the goal....more
Would love to get an update on your daughter.  I read your story and its so similar to what I've ...more

Rain Day

"Pssst, Sadie it's raining."   That is how Drew woke me up this past Sunday morning at 6:30am, and normally an outburst like that at this hour of the morning would have been quieted with a swift slap upside the head.     ...more