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Exxo Arm Sleeves Review

Exxo Arm Sleeves Review

The Denver, Colorado based company Exxo Armwear sent me some of their Flow arm sleeves for my girls to review. I was intrigued by the concept of just wearing sleeves underneath a jersey to add some protection from cold, sun and wind.  Little soccer girl especially gets super warm while wearing a full Under Armor … Continue reading

Ouch! How to ease the pain

Ouch! How to ease the pain

I posted this picture on my personal Instagram with the caption, “What do soccer girls and old men have in common?  Ben Gay!” My little soccer girl is now having heel pain and her experienced older sister is helping her to relieve the pain.  The little one got kicked in the heel in her game … Continue reading

Team Snap- A Managers Best Friend? Update

Team Snap- A Managers Best Friend? Update

Back in March I wrote about switching from Shutterfly to Team Snap to help manage both my girls’ teams. Both teams paid the $79 for the Premium plan (nope, not a sponsored post) as I wanted the ability to track statistics and have space for unlimited photos.  One thing that really sold me on Team … Continue reading

Mamarazzi Sports Photography…Just the Basics

I love taking pictures of my kids and their friends.  Although I’m a complete amateur, I’m always trying to learn how to take better pictures as well as taking advantage of editing software to perfect them. Here’s some of my (very basic!) tips… Invest in a good camera Although an iPhone can take wonderful still … Continue reading

Soccer Mom Favorite iPhone/iPad Apps

Like I’ve said before, I rely on my iPhone to run my busy life.  Here are some of my favorite apps… [Team Managing] [Team Snap] Team Snap is what I use to manage both my girls’ soccer teams.  It doesn’t have the greatest app, but they have made some helpful updates recently.  You can see … Continue reading

Soccer Girl Essentials…a buyer’s guide

Soccer Girl Essentials…a buyer’s guide

I remember back when my girls first started playing soccer it was so much fun to buy little pink and black cleats and colored socks for their U6 AYSO teams “The Pink Princesses” and “The Blue Butterflies.”  Now that they are practicing and playing 4-5 times per week, the equipment is much more important…and expensive.  … Continue reading

Types of Soccer Cleats

My earlier post about baseball vs soccer cleats inspired me to think about the different types of soccer footwear.  There are three main types… Firm Ground Cleats These are the “normal” cleats that most kids wear for playing on the grass.  In England, some boots (English for cleats!) have metal cleats on the bottom, but … Continue reading