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The Parent Connection - March

VOLUME 2 ISSUE 3 MARCH 2014 ARCHIVE



Life-Long Memories Are About To Be Made
There may still be snow on the field in some parts of the U.S., but the Little League Baseball® and Little League Softball® seasons will soon begin. No matter if your Little Leaguers® are new to the program or if they have a few seasons already under their belt, what they, and you, as parents, are about to experience is something so very special. Little League is often the first page of a person’s life-long scrapbook, and we encourage you to get ready to fill it with memories that will last forever.   Click here to read more

Make the 75th Anniversary of Little League® Part of Your Season

Little League® International has started celebrating its 75th Anniversary, and local leagues and volunteers have begun to bring that celebration home to local ball fields. We invite you to be part of the festivities. You can help combine the past and the present by assisting your league and community organize its celebrations for our 75th Anniversary.   Click here to read more
The Dangers of Steroids and Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drugs

Here’s an eye opener for parents…the average age that a child starts taking dietary supplements is 10.8 years old, so they would likely still be playing in the Minor division of Little League®. Taylor Hooton, a former Little Leaguer®, was a 17-year-old high school athlete from Plano, Texas.
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Your Voice
Since The Parent Connection was launched in October, we’ve been thrilled with how you have embraced this newsletter and we’ve received some wonderful feedback. As parents, grandparents and guardians of Little Leaguers, this is your newsletter and we encourage everyone to let us know what’s on your minds. 
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Backyard Tips: Using a Tee to Improve the Swing Path
No matter the age or size of your Little Leaguer®, being a good hitter is about making solid contact with the ball. If a player can see the ball, they can hit the ball and using a batting tee is a great way to develop hand-eye coordination and a consistent contact swing path. So, have your Little Leaguer dust off the bat and helmet, and wake up...
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