When Losing Is Also Fun

October 28, 2014
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I play tennis, a lot. It’s the sport that gives me my me-time, good exercise, and most importantly, an on-court focus when I only think about that fuzzy yellow ball and nothing else.  That alone makes it all worth it. However, there was a time not that long ago when I thought about quitting competitive tennis. because […]

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Competitive Tennis: Should I Quit?

March 20, 2013
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As I embark on another season of competing in USTA tennis, I question whether I want to continue. I am not sure I enjoy it. Should I return to being a recreational player and give up competing? I compare myself to my own children, who have decided on their own when to stop competing in a particular sport.

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What NOT To Say To Your Child After Losing A Basketball Game

December 6, 2012

My three boys are all playing basketball this season (my favorite season of sports…see this post if you missed it). They are at various stages of competition – one at the high school level, one at the middle school level, and one who’s competing for the first time. What I’ve discovered, is that for all […]

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