This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/POWERADE. All opinions are honest and my own.
How to support your athlete’s in their dreams
My sons and daughter have all enjoyed playing sports! They have all chosen different sports to play. They’re different athletes and I wouldn’t expect anything else! As a mom I’ve enjoyed watching them all do what they love. Have you ever wondered how you can support your athlete’s dreams? It’s not that hard!
Get them involved in whatever sport they choose to play!
My youngest son played basketball when he was younger. It’s a tough sport and you do a lot of running! That’s a great reason for me to make sure he gets hydrated. I’m the mom that’s my job and another way to show support for him and his dreams! He’s still just an athlete from Smyrna! Check out his basketball pics! The cutest…just lie to me and tell me he is.
Support them in making decisions about the sports they play!
My daughter did gymnastics for 4 years and was such a good gymnast! I miss her doing gymnastics. But at some point she stopped enjoying it. When she stopped enjoying it we stopped doing it. As a mom I didn’t want her to stop. But it’s not about me. It’s about her. So I miss gymnastics and she probably does too. But she’ll never admit to it and she doesn’t want to go back. Sometimes it’s hard to let our athlete’s make their own decisions but they deserve the right too!
Be there for them!
My oldest did karate for years. He loved that sport. Our athletes are all different in their ability and levels and love to do different things! Our job as moms is to be there for them. To take them to their lessons and sports and to lift them up when they fall. They will fall.
There’s a lot that a mom does to get her athletes ready for their games or sports. We have to make sure they have eaten a good meal. Did they get enough rest? Do they have their water bottle? Did I remember to buy POWERADE at WalMart? Do I have enough gas in the car to get them to all their tournaments? We are the athletic cheerleaders for our minions. It’s so great to be able to be there to do this for them.
Athletes are full of potential and need support in reaching for their dreams. POWERADE is there for them too. Make sure your sons and daughters represent with their custom “Just a Kid” apparel that features where you’re from here. All net proceeds from the sale of “Just a Kid” apparel goes to the Boys & Girls Club of America.
POWERADE replaces electrolytes lost in sports play! It comes n a variety of yummy flavors such as fruit punch, lemon lime, orange and grape…among many other flavors. When you run to Walmart you can purchase two 8-packs of 20 oz POWERADE. Then you can go online, submit your receipt, and order a free custom “Just a Kid” reusable sports bottle. Go to http://www.us.powerade.com/walmart/#pov2 to learn more. The offer is good until April 4, 2016 or while supplies last.
Do you have any tips for us to help support our little…or big athletes?