Young girls shouldn’t be the only “why” behind women’s sports

young girls women's sports

While an important piece of women’s sports is ensuring the game is better off for the next generation, the power of sport extends far beyond the next generation. This doesn’t mean I don’t see the value in young girls being able to dream. It means I see how many other demographics are impacted by the […]

Women in Sports Holiday Gift Guide | 2023

Women's Sports Gift Guide

’tis the season to support the heck out of women in sports (and give the ones in your life some rad gifts!) This Holiday Gift Guide for women in sports features gift ideas from herCommunity members and my Amazon storefront to give your MVP the ultimate gift this year! All recommended businesses and products are […]

To the woman in sports who was told to never quit

it's okay to quit

To the woman in sports who was told to never quit: Quit. Seriously. It’s okay. We always hear that we shouldn’t quit, especially in the sports world: “No one likes a quitter” “Don’t quit when things get hard” “You only fail if you quit” But it’s not true and we need to learn to quit […]

To the girl in sport who’s being bullied

Girl bullied

To the girl in sport who’s being bullied: I see you. I want you to know you’re not alone, even when you feel incredibly lonely. I want you to know you’re not who they say you are. They don’t know you and they don’t deserve to know you. I want you to know there’s no […]

Five lessons for girls in sports

girls in sports

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about the phrase “Be the woman you needed as a girl”. It’s made me reflect back on my own experiences with sports when I was younger, a lot of them not so great, and what I wish I’d known (or even heard) back then. I unfortunately can’t go back […]

Dear Sports: Lessons from a year without sports

Year without sports

Dear Sports, I miss you. I haven’t seen you in over a year, and I feel it. I feel it in my tense body. I feel it in the darkness creeping into my mind. I feel it in the inability to feel like myself. I feel it in the noise in my mind. I feel […]

To the people who don’t see the value in women’s sports

Women in Sports

To the people who don’t see the value in women’s sports: Let me first start with a story: When I was 12 years old, I excitedly told my uncle about my hockey team. He replied with, “Girls hockey? That’s not hockey, that’s participaction.” Maybe you just laughed. Maybe you don’t see the big deal. Maybe […]

How to avoid hustle culture and reach your dreams

Yesterday I posted about hustle culture and the dangers of falling into the hustle mentality on my Instagram and the response I received from people made me realize that this is a problem that affects all of us, even if we don’t know it. As women in sports, especially those trying to make a name […]

It’s okay to miss sports

I feel empty. I feel lost. I feel afraid of who I am without sports. And it’s okay if you do, too. I know sports are so much more than the game we play, and I know you know that, too. Even if you didn’t realize it before, you know it now. My mental health […]