Category: Mom

“My Child’s ADHD Was Obscured by My Own Stifling Mask”

“An autistic mom to an ADHD son, I left my evaluation with a new perception of myself and my child. Like a true autist, I dove into the research to understand just how fundamentally overlapping ADHD and autism can be. Now I look at my son and can say: I see you. I see you…

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How it feels to compete in the only Olympic sport not open to women

There is a conversation I have about two or three times a month. I’ll be talking with someone at the gym or having a conversation with a stranger on a plane and I will mention that I compete in Nordic combined. And they will inevitably ask, ‘So are you training for the Olympics?’ And I…

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Mom laughs off embarrassing moment after thong-mooning crowd at daughter’s sports day

When children get to a certain age, almost everything their parents do embarrass them, like having your mom fall on her face and exposing her undies on sports day. Katie Hannaford from Essex, England, may have to send her kid for counselling after suffering the most embarrassing fall in front of her daughter’s school during…

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Moms taught Banchero, Ivey, Sochan and Washington the game. Now they’re top NBA Draft prospects

There’s a saying that mothers always know best — and though the phrase was meant to have a universal application, it will carry a different level of meaning during the 2022 NBA Draft on Thursday. Commissioner Adam Silver is expected to call the names of Paolo Banchero, Jaden Ivey, TyTy Washington Jr. and Jeremy Sochan…

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Kyle Griffin Selected for 2022 TopConnect Basketball Symposium

FGCU men’s basketball assistant coach Kyle Griffin has been selected to participate in the prestigious 2022 TopConnect Basketball Symposium presented by Teamworks and INFLCR on Monday, June 27, at the Thomas & Mack Center on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The TopConnect Basketball Symposium identifies the top assistant basketball coaches in…

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Atlantic 10 Announces Men’s Basketball 2022-2023 Schedule Pairings

The Fordham University men’s team learned its 2022-2023 Atlantic 10 pairings from the league office today, including the home-and-home opponents for the Rams. The Atlantic 10 Conference will play an 18-game men’s basketball conference schedule in 2022-23 and will incorporate Loyola Chicago, which joins the league on July 1 as the 15th member institution. The…

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Duke basketball: Jon Scheyer blatantly disrespected by opposing coaches

Duke basketball head coach Jon Scheyer was blatantly disrespected by his peers. It never seemed like calling Duke basketball head coach Jon Scheyer the best recruiter in the country was an outlandish take. However, it appears that might be in the minds of some anonymous coaches. In his latest edition of ‘Coaches Talk’, On3 basketball…

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Alex Morgan on her ‘transformative’ relationship with her body as a female athlete and mom: ‘My perspective has forever changed’

Alex Morgan has dedicated her body to the sport of soccer ever since taking it up as a young girl and ultimately becoming a household name throughout her professional career. But for the 32-year-old, her purpose as a female athlete to stand up for gender equality in sports is more apparent than ever. “As I’ve…

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Cahokia three-sport standout Nicholas DeLoach Jr. commits to Mizzou football program

One of the area’s top three-sport prep athletes has made his college choice. Just across the Missouri state border, in Cahokia, Nicholas Deloach Jr. has starred in football, wrestling and track and field. And after an official recruiting visit to Columbia this weekend, he chose a football career at Mizzou, giving the Tigers a verbal…

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Conway approves pickleball on town’s basketball courts

CONWAY — With a few thousand dollars left to spend before the end of the fiscal year this week, the Conway Parks, Recreation and Trails Committee is adding another sport for residents to play. In a matter of weeks, pickleball, the trendy and fast-growing sport, will be available on the town basketball courts for players…

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