So now that baseball is in "full swing" I have mixed emotions as a parent. My younger two sons decided after a family meeting not to play as we agreed that football and basketball were enough for the year. We would do some one-on-one instruction to help the 11-year- old pitch better, and for my 8-year-old, just playing catch in the backyard would have to do.
A single mom realizes the need to control her inner coach when she finds herself caught in the age-old battle of the sexes with her son's baseball coach, feeling a
need to compete with the coaches for no other reason than they are men
and because she had a hard time resisting the thought that, in the back of their
minds, they think she is clueless about how to teach her boys how to do the
hard stuff like pitching and quarterbacking,