the raggedy mom

Life can be a bit raggedy at times - but that's okay, right?

Family & Kids Swim & Sports

10 Commandments for Parents of Athletes

This list of 10 just dropped into my inbox and is something each and every one of us should have tattooed to our hands at meets, practices…..just every day! Something I need to really read and re-read. Dave Thomas, USA Swimming, visited First Colony Swim Team (FCST) and shared this with parents and coaches. It’s […]

Family & Kids Swim & Sports

It’s Just that Time of Year!

Christmas holidays. WOW. They are already here – I can’t believe it. Tough weekend for the Austin High School swim team. The team left Thursday after school for TISCA – a state-like meet in San Antonio. It’s supposed to be a fun time and an “out of the ordinary” meet for the swimmers. A “get […]

Family & Kids Swim & Sports

Can’t Even Blame this one on Sports!

Just when you think you have seen it all……….it happens. Catches you off guard. Reminds you that there are some really irresponsible, selfish people out there. We see it way too often in youth sports. BUT….I can’t even blame this one on youth sports. There’s a new youth football league in town (in Fort Bend […]