The Final Chapters – Millie 19 & 20

Part 19 Cooler weather. The dark period. Somehow, this year it seemed more dark than ever. Chillier. The leaves crunching under my feet seemed so loud. Summer had ended. I walked up to the front door of Coach Mike’s house just as the sun was setting. A perfect and inviting wreath hung on the door,…

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Millie (Explaining Mama)

The thing about broken people is that they don’t need OUR forgiveness. They need their own. There is a big misconception about all of that. My mama was not a bad person, not a bad mother. I know what you are thinking.

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Is Softball ‘Essential?” | Softball is For Girls

Is softball essential? We see that question all over social media. The definition of essential is extremely important or necessary. Isn’t it okay to want our lives full of freedom and liberty and ballparks and work and packed coolers and homeruns and strikeouts and uniforms back? Doesn’t that mean, that we were living well? That our kids were happy?

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What If? | Softball is For Girls

What if, we made sure our kids ALWAYS knew first and foremost that the outcome of a game, or the results of their performance NEVER EVER affects our love for them or how proud of them we are.

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You Might Be an A$$Hole Sports Parent if….

Being a sports parent is not for the faint of heart. The combination of supporting your children whom you love more than anything in the entire world, competition and being let loose in the wild kingdom of youth athletics is not always an easy task. Sometimes, it brings out the worst in us. Sometimes, we…

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What the Heck is a SOFTBALLA BOX?

One of the perks to being an influencer in the softball world is that you get to see tons of super cool softball things. We can test out bats, and training devices and if we love them, we can share them with you. Well today, we are going to review the SOFTBALLA BOX. In the…

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An Open Letter to My Daughters Softball Recruiter

Navigating the world of softball recruiting is hard. There are so many things and so much information that we simply do not know. Having been through the recruiting process, today we share our open letter to our daughter’s softball recruiter. Dear Cheri; (Yes. we are calling out Cheri Naudin today!) Today, I wanted to let…

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To My Daughter Who Did NOT make “THE” team! | Softball is For Girls

Dearest Daughter…So you did not make the team; I watched you meticulously pick out matching softball outfits to wear for the tryouts. We bought new cleats and practiced for weeks and weeks ahead of time. Ground balls, and hitting, and fielding and pop flies galore. You have grown so much in your softball ability over…

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Funny Things Softball Players Say | Softball Is For Girls

Softball Players say Funny things. Today, we share some of our favorites. We recently had a Facebook post looking for the funny things softball players say. After reading through the over 200 comments, with a couple of nose snort laughs, we realized that to offset some of the stress of being an athletic parent, we…

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