|...and Rombauer Chardonnay. Quite tasty right about now. I can see why it's called "Danville Crack."|
So how do we teach our kids good sportsmanship and the importance of doing their best? Good question. I'm referring to the dramatics of last week's swim meet where Evan didn't win *every* event and acted as if he lost several Olympic gold medals. Oh, and also how he wanted to pull off his teammate's borrowed goggles (our goggles) so that his eyes would get water in them, sting really badly and then he'd LOSE.
Today, I brought out the big guns. I apparently can't lecture the kid successfully but maybe Coach Norman Dale from the film Hoosiers can. I casually call Evan over during the clip and ask him to listen.
Ok, I'm a total sucker for motivational locker room speeches by random (often fictional) high school/college coaches. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the part where he says,