Tag Archive | parents

Fighting Crazy

Crazy tennis mom has been quiet for some time.  Starting a new career can certainly silence a voice but add to that the new-found passion for tennis with one of your kids and …BINGO all creative energy and time has been sucked out of your life.  Such a shame too because the stories I could […]

Listening to the “Flip-Side”

If you are at least as old as I am you will remember the old “forty-five” records. As you know the artists recorded their new hit single on one side and on the “flip-side” was some little known song that seldom made the charts and was hardly ever heard. Isn’t that the way with so […]

Striking the Perfect Balance

The college tennis season is in full swing, and with that a whole new reality. Ready or not here it comes! Off season practice and work-out schedule seemed rather daunting to me but it is nothing compared to the tennis season schedule. These young men and women who take on the challenge of playing college […]

Preparation Checklist: Item #2

If you have been following the Crazytennis mom you know that my son has just started his journey into D1 tennis.  As a tennis parent it is time for me to sit back and reflect on what kind of tennis parent I was.  It is time to see  if I did my job of raising […]

Preparation Checklist: Item #1

If you have been following the crazytennis mom you know that my son has just started his journey into D1 tennis.  As a tennis parent it is time for me to sit back and reflect on what kind of tennis parent I was.  It is time to see  if I did my job of raising […]

Opportunity Knocks.

Is that opportunity knocking… no just my son’s new room-mate. I though I would take a quick minute to remind all the tennis parents and junior tennis players about how important it is to be a good student and strong role model as well as a good tennis player. My son is not the top […]

Unexpected Benefits

Once again I find myself amazed at the benefits my son receives from being a tennis player.  As a parent we should never forget how many extra opportunities are given to our children simply because they are a tennis player.  When you get discouraged because of lack of progress in their game, poor performance in […]