Brittany and Heather talk about kids in sports and how to navigate sports culture. The discuss what sports they participated in as a child, how they approach their kids playing sports, and how to find balance between finding the joy in athletics and being a full out sports mom.
WHAT TO LISTEN FOR: Sports mom
- How Brittany and Heather decide how many activities their kids can do at a time
- Striking the balance between serious competition and the joy of sports
- How their experience of childhood athletics is shaping how their kids play
THINGS WE MENTIONED
- To be a sports mom, you need a comfy chair. Heather loves this one with the little side table to hold your coffee at those early morning games. Brittany loves this one.
- Tell everyone just exactly what an Okayest Sports Mom you are with this travel mug. Bonus- it fits perfectly in the cupholder of the chair linked above!
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