Stress and Sacrifice in Competitive Sports

Just the other evening as I was kissing my oldest son goodnight he asked if I would sit with him for a minute. "I'm feeling really stressed out mom and I want to talk to you about it" he said. Of course immediately my brain started racing with worst possible scenarios. I was certain something terrible had happened … Continue reading Stress and Sacrifice in Competitive Sports

An Open Letter to Youth Competitive Dance

Dear Youth Dance Competition Organizers and Judges, First of all, I would like to start by thanking you for providing a forum for my daughter to express her passion. At 10 years old, she revels in the opportunity to move her body and pour her feelings and creativity into music and movement. Even when she … Continue reading An Open Letter to Youth Competitive Dance