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The ball field - 03/14/14

My little boy just started playing little league baseball in Goodlettsville.  He's 5 and he loves to play ball.

He's loved it since he could walk and pick up a tiny plastic bat.  For as much as that kid loves to play, I love to watch him even more.  I love to see his playful innocence in the outfield.  I love to see the determination when he's up to bat.  I love to see how he works through the frustration that will always come with defeat.  I love watching him learn lessons about important things like sportsmanship, responsibility and team work.

I read an article a little while back and the message will stick with me always.  It's about the only 6 words you ever need to tell your children who play sports.  "I love to watch you play." 

I've said this to Zach after every practice and also always ask him whether he had fun.  Ultimately, that's what it's all about right now.  Will it be about winning?  Sure, one day it will be about winning and losing and stats and maybe scholarships.  But for now, I'm happy it's about the love of the game.

Thanks to my dear friend, former co-anchor, and amazing photographer Guy Atchley for these pictures.

Here's the link for the article about the "6 words." 
http://fulleryouthinstitute.org/blog/the-only-six-words-parents-need-to-say-to-their-kids-about-sportsor-any-per


 

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