“With ski season mostly over, are you now the Brave Lacrosse Mom?” a friend asked me last weekend. We were sitting at the lacrosse field, in falling snow and howling wind, watching a group of 8th graders beat each other with sticks. “I hadn’t thought about it yet,” I answered through chattering teeth. And with […]
At some point, you, as a ski mom or dad, may be asking this question: should we put our child or children in a recreational racing program. It seems like a pretty simple question – as a society we foster competition in most other endeavors, so why not in skiing?
I am a sports parent. I am a ski mom (yes, a brave one), a hockey mom, a soccer mom, and a basketball mom. I like being a sports mom. I pride myself on my good sports-parent behavior and I am proud to say, I am usually, a mostly silent sports mom. My husband is also a sports parent. He’s a loud sports parent.