Tag Archives: High School

Competitive Sports: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Within the last generation or two, a surge of competitive sports has began taking over families everywhere. Mom vans, and carpools. Half time snacks and loads of laundry. Dinner through the drive thru and homework in the car. Early mornings … Continue reading

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You are FEARLESS

Somewhere today there is a young man in his teens about to give a presentation. He is going to stand up in front of the class with a hand full of note cards, but he’s not going to use them. … Continue reading

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What do you want to be when you grow up?

The question we are all asked as 5 year olds, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Maybe they ask us because “it’s cute.” Maybe they have all the best intentions in the world, but is there something more … Continue reading

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A (not so) Love Story.

First to set the scene, I was a freshman in High School and just landed a spot on the Varsity girls soccer team. Growing up my dad always pushed me to practice practice practice, and if I would have ended up anything … Continue reading

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Tackling Fear

Let me start off by saying I don’t know the ‘best’ or ‘right way’ to go about tackling fear. However, I would like to believe there are a few of you out there who are a little like me. (At least I … Continue reading

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Fear: What is it?

FEAR. This little four letter word might as well be an inappropriate word. Right up there with the other little four letter words.  I can’t tell you how many times I have been a victim to fear. I used to … Continue reading

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The First Day

School. It’s right around the corner. I remember very clearly the conversations leading up to the first day back. (Except in my day it was myspace with the top 8 friends and all that.. talk about drama!) Getting the new … Continue reading

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