What basketball taught me about encouragement

What basketball taught me about encouragement

With two children playing basketball, our family of seven is in the thick of junior varsity and varsity seasonal playoffs. Not only does this mean lots of driving, late night dinners and cash for concessions, it also means lots of excitement, high hopes, and sometimes dashed expectations. While my husband, Dana, loves the sport and was a high school standout, my own basketball days were bleak.

A CONTEST OF HEART

A CONTEST OF HEART

A huge sports fan I have never been. You won’t find me hunkered under a blanket cold winter nights, eyes glued to the big screen watching basketball. But I’m a huge fan of my kids. So there I was Saturday, driving my two high school sons and our exchange...