Looking for gifts this holiday season? Here are some ideas:
- WhiplashTM self-propelling, revolutionary new ride is part scooter, part Wave® (caster board) and totally fun. Centered around the award-winning design of The Wave's® unique caster design and Torsion technology.
- Spalding Rookie GearTM line of age-appropriate basketballs, footballs and soccer balls specifically for kids 4 to 8 years old in the fun and skill development phase of sports. The balls are smaller and weigh 25% less than standard youth balls, giving kids a chance not only to learn proper techniques and mechanics - which will make the transition to standard sized balls easier - but develop confidence in their abilities.
- Our new track cycling expert, two-time Olympian and mom, Erin Mirabella, has used her experiences as an Olympic athlete to create a series of children's books, The Barnsville Sports Squad. Shawn Sheep The Soccer Star, was released July, 2008. The Barnsville Sports Squad Series is for ages 5 and up. It's great for beginning readers!
- In her new book, Minor League Mom: A Mother's Journey Through The Red Sox Farm Teams, YouthSportsParents' blogger, Pam Carey, writes about her experiences as the mother of former Ivy Leaguers who spent seven years in the Boston Red Sox minor league system.