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    Default Weekly Poll: Do your children play sports?

    Do your children play any sports? If so, which ones?

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    I answered in the past tense, since my kids are done homeschooling. But dd played organized softball for 10 years in the spring/summer. Ds played baseball for about 5 or 6 years. Then he quit and took to running a bit, competing in a couple of 5K's a year. Our only request was that they be active somehow. How they did it was up to them.
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    I chose 'other' because they do not do any organized team sports, they do horseback riding, downhill skiing, ice skating, gymnastics and swimming.
    mom to 3 girls: DD10, DD9, DD6

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    Other: Karate 3 to 5 days a week, year-round. That is the closest we get to organized sports. It is more independent, not a team competition. They do compete at tournaments a few times a year.
    Learning, Living, and Loving Life outside of the norm with 8 kids.

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    Other. They do TKD, swimming, and yoga. They are just not the right kids for traditional team sports but we require daily activity.
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    DS played team sports in the past, but was really never that into them. He does Parkour classes now.

    DD just quit soccer. She has been playing for 5 years. I'm not sure she'll ever go back. The amount of pressure was crazy (ridiculous) . She also takes the same Parkour classes as ds and a tumbling class. She has an interest in maybe track next spring.

    Both kids swim for the city league in the summer, which is very low pressure and they both enjoy it.
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    They tried T-ball when they were little but only for a year. Then they both did soccer for many years and Mushroom kept at it for awhile. But eventually they dropped it.

    Until very recently Mushroom did diving, but then just dropped it for this go around.

    They both do other physical activities. Mushroom is trying out karate and parkour right now. BalletBoy has five dance classes a week. But... no traditional sports anymore.
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    I put other.

    My son does not play sports. He likes to paddle board and bike ride. For a while he took horseback riding lessons. Running is difficult for him so most traditional sports are not an option.

    My daughter plays volleyball but not competitively or on a team. She's played with the YMCA, B&G club, and most recently classes at the volleyball centers. She is learning to play and doing drills, but I'm not sure she has interest in actually playing in a league.
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    Our youngest played softball for a few seasons, but couldn't handle the FL heat. Both girls dance four to five days a week.

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    Yup. They both play tennis and swim competitively. They enjoy both. This weekend was rough for me, though. I had to take them to a match on Saturday and a swim meet on Sunday. I obviously count all this as P.E.
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