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Mom on the Run

It’s nearly the start of running season again. While the temps haven’t fallen just yet, my time spent pounding the pavement has increased dramatically as I ramp up the mileage for that first half marathon. The Hero Half Marathon is almost here, and already I’m having dreams about it. Some good, where I cross the […]

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Sharing the sport

Sharing the Sport

This post is brought to you in partnership with the Football Matters campaign. National Football Foundation (NFF) launched Football Matters to celebrate the positive impact the game has made on millions of players, coaches, administrators, volunteers, and fans nationwide. On November 1, 2013, my husband and I sat in the doctor’s office of my OBGYN, […]

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Last Game of The Season

It is the end of the season and quite possibly the last game the high school senior will ever play.  High school athletic careers will end.  It can be devastating. Heart wrenching.  Senior year.  Some feel this time is the time of your life.  A milestone documented with senior pictures, friendships, and celebrations. It is […]

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Cheering for the Underdog [When It Is Your Child]

“Everyone loves a winner … but when you lose, you lose alone.” (Lyrics by William Bell, 1967) From the time a child puts on her first soccer cleats or baseball mitt, shoulder pads or gymnastics leotard, we anticipate success.  We look forward to seeing them on the field or stage, cheering for them, and honestly, […]

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Ultimate Guide to Fall Sports in Northwest Arkansas

Soccer BENTONVILLE When to register:  Registration Deadline: July 30th $10 late fee applies on July 23rd until July 30t How long is the season:  August 18th- October 25th (fall season) How much does it cost:  Under 5: $50 5-8 years: $70 9 + years: $85 Where do I register: Register online here. For more information regarding practice times [...]
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