Category Archives: losing

Free Chat Thursday

We drove down to Rochester Friday afternoon for a baseball tournament. It took us about 2 hours, once we got out of the cities. It was a beautiful drive, who knew southern Minnesota was so hilly, and scenic?! We were … Continue reading

Posted in baseball, boys, buddies, communicating, competition, courtesy, emotions, encourage, family, friends, friendships, happiness, kids, laughter, learning, life, life lessons, losing, memories, playing, playing around, respect, self esteem, son's, swimming, Uncategorized, winning | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Fair is fair…or is it?

Well. Where do I start? We’ve had a very interesting last 5 days. As you all now Bailey is on the traveling baseball team for our town. This was something he had to try out for. Something we had to pay for. … Continue reading

Posted in abilities, advice, athletes, baseball, boys, competition, competitive, disappointment, discipline, encourage, fairness, feelings, friendships, humiliation, hurt feelings, kids, life lessons, losing, sports, tournaments, Uncategorized, winning | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Do you feel bad when people lose?

Do you have a soft heart?  Do you feel bad when people lose?  I’m not talking about things like someone losing their job or anything important but things like games. Competitions.  I always do and I wonder if other people … Continue reading

Posted in behavior, character, choices, differences, emotions, favorites, feelings, games, losing, opinions, people, things, winning | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Question of the day

How frequently do you purchase lottery tickets?  Have you ever won?

Posted in activities, adults, choices, differences, gambling, games, habits, impulses, life, losing, people, Question of the day, questions, simple questions, things, winning | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Deal or No Deal

I’m not sure if any of you watch this show or not.  We used to really like it a lot when it first came on and tend to like it a little less now but we tape it and watch … Continue reading

Posted in adults, behavior, choices, deal or no deal, differences, fun, gambling, games, losing, luck, money, peer pressure, people, Uncategorized, winning | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Kids Korner

Would you cheat to win?

Posted in behavior, cheat, cheating, children, choices, competition, competitive, differences, games, kids, Kids Korner, losing, people, questions, simple questions, winning | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

My New Obsession

This post is partly due to the fact I have some major writers block and due to the fact that I have unleashed my competitive side. I have never really been competitive about anything. Winning was never important to me. … Continue reading

Posted in activities, adults, behavior, competition, competitive, differences, emotions, fears, feelings, fun, gambling, games, impulses, losing, obsessive, people, poker, problems, things, Uncategorized, winning | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Question of the day

Would you rather play a game with someone more or less talented than you?

Posted in adults, behavior, choices, control, differences, fun, games, laughter, life lessons, losing, people, playing, Question of the day, questions, simple questions, things, winning | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

That time of year

Here it is. The fourth of July tournament. The time of the year when softball gets stepped up notch. Another tournament we should win hands down, but will we? I got my brand new cleats from mom (awesome) and I’m … Continue reading

Posted in baseball, competition, games, guys, losing, people, playing, softball, thoughts, tournaments, Uncategorized, winning | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

What the……

This is my third year playing softball with same group of guy’s. Awesome guy’s. It’s probably the main reason we’re still in MN, other than family. Anyway, three years of blood, sweat and beers tears. We are a better than average … Continue reading

Posted in feelings, friends, games, guys, losing, people, relationships, softball, thoughts, tournaments, Uncategorized, winning | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Letting kids win

Do you “let” your kids win when playing games with them?  I usually didn’t.  I did like to keep it fair and we all know that you win and you lose.  Sometimes you win more than others.  If I was … Continue reading

Posted in baseball, childhood, children, choices, emotions, fairness, family, feelings, games, grandma, grandparents, kids, losing, mom, parent's, people, thoughts, winning | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments