ON THE ROAD: THE CAMPUS VISIT! WHOSE EXPERIENCE IS IT?

Many of you Mom’s are hitting the road this summer to visit College/University Campus’ all over the country this summer.  While it is so fun to walk around, take the tours, eat in the cafeteria etc. there is more to this visit and it can cause some great anxiety for your student athlete kid. ...more

BEWARE MOMZILLA: YOU COULD BE KILLING YOUR KID’S RECRUITING PROSPECTS

So we have all see her…. she is in the stands screaming at her kid during the game, meet, tournament…....more

ATHLETIC RECRUITING AND ELIZABETH GILBERT'S NEWEST VIDEO ON SUCCESS AND FAILURE?

http://www.ted.com/talks/elizabeth_gilbert_success_failure_and_the_drive_to_keep_creating...more

STUDENT ATHLETE UNION! GOOD OR BAD FOR COLLEGE SPORTS?

This past Sunday on the “ This Week with George Stephanopoulos” ,  host, Martha ran a segment on whether or not Student Athletes should be paid.  While the NCAA has considered this in the past, the subject seems to come up every year or so.  ...more

NCAA CONSIDERING MOVING UP THE FOOTBALL SIGNING DAY

With the recent advances in recruiting, football recruiting has accelerated. With that said, the NCAA announced this week that they are considering moving up the signing day for Football. ...more

GOING FOR THE GOLD STAR!

Remember when our kids were in kindergarten and first grade, came running into the house to show us their gold star that they had received at school that day?  Heck, I remember the feelings of pride getting one of those gold stars!  It is amazing how something so simple got them so excited and drove our little ones to want more stars!  Well today, it will take more than that star to get them jazzed up to do the academics, but I may have something for ...more

THE GIFT WE GIVE OURSELVES

Here in the northeast, we are seeing the snowfall once again.  I have to tell you, waking up this morning I was feeling discouraged, that the mild weekend was a trick of my imagination.  Funny thing, I was working on my morning faith readings when I came across a chapter on encouragement.  The reading reminded me that when I take the time to encourage others, it would lift my own spirits.  Words to let othe...more

SUPERBOWL ✔, OLYMPICS ✔, NCAA CHECKLIST ?

We have been dreaming the dreams and watching them unfold before our eyes, now is the time to do all the work. We are done with some of Sports major winter events, now is the time to set a solid foundation in your child’s in your son/daughters recruiting efforts. There are unseen hours of work behind these major events and so it is for your child’s athletic recruiting process.  Put the wheels in motion to making those dreams happen for your kids.  Let’s start at the beginning Mom’s and your first step on this amazing journey…. Go to the NCAA website at NCAA.org. ...more

ARE YOU A "SMOTHER"?

Well the Olympics have just finished and I am enjoying all of the Proctor & Gamble commercials on the mothers behind the athletes.  In most of the interviews, the athletes are thanking their families for support focusing in particular, the mom’s....more