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Softball Trash Talking: Don’t Be That Parent

You’re sitting in the bleachers or in your comfy chair on the sidelines watching your darling daughter (DD) at bat. Your DD swings. The ump calls strike. Next pitch your DD doesn’t swing. The ump calls strike. You protest. The pitch … Continue reading

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Softball Equipment: What Every Parent Needs

Yes, my darling daughter (DD) played fast pitch softball practically her entire life (she’s twenty now), and during that time, I learned (mostly through trial and error) the best equipment for her and me. That’s right, parents. If you want … Continue reading

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And the Winner of the Rip-It Face Mask Is …

Congratulations to winner Barb Webb of RuralMom.com! One lucky ballplayer Barb knows will soon be wearing a RIP-IT face mask on the infield, courtesy of Pitchers Helmet. With its exclusive Blackout Technology, the Defense Pro fielder’s mask is a visionary … Continue reading

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Softball: Have Fun, Play Safer and a Giveaway!

I am a long-time softball Mom. My daughter Tory pitched for many, many years. I was her loyal sidekick: packing, prepping, feeding, driving, supporting, worrying, celebrating and sometimes consoling my softball warrior. I wouldn’t trade those years on the road … Continue reading

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Dust, Dirt, Sunburn and Softball

Every summer my daughter Tory plays club softball. It is an annual 8-week endurance run for me. I’ve just completed week 3. My middle-aged body takes a beating and all I’m doing is driving for hours, packing and unpacking our … Continue reading

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It’s Not Just a Ball

It’s a Softball This is the game ball from my daughter Tory’s high school varsity softball game, the second one of the season. Her coach awarded her the game ball today. She is a pitcher and today she threw a … Continue reading

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