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Pickup Sports starter kits + live virtual coaching for young kids age 3-6

Pickup Sports starter kits + live virtual coaching for young kids

This COVID-19 can’t stop our kids but closing group classes will. This is why Pickup Sports is a great way to teach your child a sport, at home with all the gear they need. You buy the box and the access to virtual coaching classes are free.

sports box

My neighbor is busy with 3 boys and I gave her my Pickup Sports Soccer Box. It comes with all your child needs to attend the virtual class with his/her coach and more. There are basic branded balls, markers, cones, a scarf, stickers, whistle (if you dare), playbooks, pump and more. Once your box arrives head to the website, choose your sport and fill out a short form to get your child connected to virtual coaching classes.

learn soccer

Foe soccer, the classes are Mondays. Each session is 4 weeks long at one 15-25 minute class a week. The lessons are short enough to keep your child’s attention. Then they spend the week practicing what they learned before next class.

You can even choose sessions best for your child’s age: Starters (ages 3-4), Explorers (ages 4-5) and Ballers (ages 5-7). The bracket you choose depends on the time you will sign in to class.

soccer lessons for kids

More than just soccer, you can choose to have virtual coaching from the following sports for your child:

  • Intro to Tennis
  • Intro to Basketball
  • Intro to Soccer
  • Intro to Baseball/Softball
  • Intro to Flag Football
  • Intro to Volleyball
  • Motor Control, Ball Control Skills for Kids
  • Adaptive Fitness FUNdamentals (for kids with physical limitations)
family sports

This unique product is a great way for parents to teach kids how to play, improve their physical literacy, and just get outdoors and have fun! My neighbor said it was easy enough for the 3 year old to follow along too with big brother. The entire family will have fun exploring the box and playing outdoors. Buy your Pickup Sports box today to get started with virtual coaching of your favorite sport!

Kids, Tips and Tricks

10 Binge Watching Super Hero Shows from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

10 Binge Watching Shows for Super Hero Fans

Super Hero fans, rejoice! Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has a list of shows for Super Hero fans. This list includes a little bit for everyone at any age.

These are movies or season series available for purchase giving you hundreds of hours of Super Hero fun for binge watching or TV time (a.k.a. leave Mommy alone for a little bit).


Arrow — “Welcome to Hong Kong” — Image Number: AR802a_0218b.jpg — Pictured (L-R): Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen/Green Arrow and David Ramsey as John Diggle/Spartan — Photo: Sergei Bachlakov/The CW — © 2019 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

171 episodes across 8 seasons of The CW’s hit series! based on the DC Comics character Green Arrow. Follow billionaire playboy Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) on his journey after spending five years shipwrecked on an island, and returning home to Starling City to fight crime and corruption as a secret vigilante whose weapon of choice is a bow and arrow. Arrow: The Complete Series will be available on Blu-ray & DVD April 28, 2020 or available NOW on digital. Check your digital listings.

Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker

Batman Beyond

The Joker is back with a vengeance. After a 40-year absence, The Joker (Mark Hamill) invades Bruce Wayne’s (Kevin Conroy) estate, revealing his knowledge of Wayne’s past secret identity. The Joker nearly kills his nemesis, but Batman, alias Terry McGinnis (Will Friedle), Wayne’s protégé, saves Wayne’s life–for now. Pressured by Terry to divulge the truth, Commissioner Gordon (Angie Harmon) retells the events of the night she witnessed the total annihilation of the psychopathic Joker. Available NOW on digital. PG-13 and runtime is 1HR 16MIN.


Batwoman –“Who Are You?” — Image Number: BWN104a_0333.jpg — Pictured: Ruby Rose as Kate Kane/Batwoman — Photo: Sergei Bachlakov/The CW — © 2019 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

16 episodes of the hit series from the first season on The CW! Kate Kane never planned to be Gotham’s new vigilante. After Batman disappeared, Gotham was in despair. Until she returned. Armed with a passion for justice and a flair for speaking her mind, she soars through the shadowed streets of Gotham as Batwoman. But don’t call her a hero yet. In a city desperate for a savior, she must first overcome her own demons before becoming Gotham’s symbol of hope. 

Constantine: City of Demons

Constantine: City of Demons

The Hellblazer is back in a twisted tale of mystery, intrigue and the occult with Constantine: City of Demons, a 90 minute full-length, R-rated feature film based on the acclaimed DC animated series from CW Seed. The film follows family man Chas and occult detective John Constantine, a decade after a tragic mistake, set out to cure Chas’s daughter Trish from a mysterious supernatural coma. With the help of the mysterious Nightmare Nurse, the influential Queen of Angels, and brutal Aztec God Mictlantecuhtli, the pair just might have a chance at outsmarting the demon Beroul to save Trish’s soul. In a world of shadows and dark magic, not everything is what it seems, and there’s always a price to pay. 

LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League: Cosmic Clash

LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League: Cosmic Clash

When Brainiac cleverly displaces several members of the Justice League to other time periods in Earth’s history, Batman, Flash and Cyborg must build and use the Cosmic Treadmill to race across time to retrieve their comrades – while members of the Legion of Super Heroes attempt to hold off Brainiac’s assault. Only time will tell in this battle for the fate of the Earth and the Justice League!! Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, DC Entertainment and the LEGO Group with a runtime of 1HR 18MIN

Teen Titans Go! vs. Teen Titans

Teen Titans Go! vs. Teen Titans

Teen Titans Go! Vs. Teen Titans. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC, the 73 minute feature-length animated film stars the beloved multi-series cast from the past 18 years, and follows the comedic modern-day quintet as they take on their 2003 counterparts, when villains from each of their worlds join forces to pit the two Titan teams against each other. They’ll need to set aside their differences and work together to combat Trigon, Hexagon, Santa Claus (that’s right, Santa!) and time itself in order to save the universe. Runtime 1HR 18MIN

The Flash

The Flash
The Flash — “Into The Void” — Image Number: FLA601b_00167b2.jpg — Pictured (L-R): Grant Gustin as The Flash — Photo: Jeff Weddell/The CW — © 2019 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved

129 episodes currently available from first six seasons of the top-rated series on The CW. After being struck by lightning, Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) is reborn. Now having super speed, he has a new name – The Flash. With the help of his friends, he fights crime and find other meta-humans like him, and will do anything it takes to stop them!



All 24 episodes from the first 2 seasons of the American web television series for DC Universe. Based on the DC Comics team Teen Titans, the series depicts a group of young heroes who join forces in their fight against evil.


Supergirl — “Event Horizon” — Image Number: SPG501a_0037b.jpg — Pictured (L-R): Chyler Leigh as Alex Danvers, David Harewood as Hank Henshaw/JÕonn JÕonzz, Melissa Benoist as Kara/Supergirl, Nicole Maines as Nia Nal/Dreamer and Mehcad Brooks as James Olsen/Guardian — Photo: Dean Buscher/The CW — © 2019 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

103 episodes currently available from the first five seasons of this DC TV series. Born on the doomed planet Krypton, Kara Zor-El escaped at the same time as her cousin, Superman, but didn’t arrive on Earth until years later after being lost in the Phantom Zone. Raised by her adopted family, the Danvers, Kara grew up in the shadow of her foster sister, Alex, and learned to hide the phenomenal powers she shares with her famous cousin.

Wonder Woman: Bloodlines

Wonder Woman: Bloodlines

Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC, the 83 minute feature-length animated film is rated PG. Amazon princess Diana of Themyscira chooses to save fighter pilot Steve Trevor and return him to his home in America – setting in motion one of Wonder Woman’s most captivating chapters. Fulfilling the role of both ambassador as well as protector, Diana soon earns the name Wonder Woman from the gracious people of Earth. Equally strong in body, heart and will, she makes it her mission to help a troubled young girl enlisted by a deadly organization known as Villainy, Inc., whose criminal members have their sights set on invading Themyscira, Diana’s paradise home.

Education, Kids

3 New Kids Headphone Designs from BuddyPhones for All Ages

We have had BuddyPhones cycle through our home for years. They were always my favorite kids headphone when my son was as young as toddler age. BuddyPhones are safe-hearing, volume controlled headphones. They also last and hold up well to destructive toddlers.

There are THREE new designs great for sound, gaming and even wireless for travel.

BuddyPhones Cosmos

BuddyPhones Cosmos come in Unicorn Pink and Dragon Blue. These headphones combine active noise-cancelling technology, volume-limiting circuitry, and 3 listening settings in one premium safe audio product for kids (the only in the world to have this combination). It includes a wire or with charge it will work up to 18 hours wirelessly. Also includes a sharing cable to plug in multiple listeners.

BuddyPhones Galaxy

BuddyPhones Galaxy come in Fuchsia and Cool Grey. These headphones are great for gaming because it includes a detachable, corded mic. With safe-audio their ears will be protected as they play. It includes fun stickers so customize the headpiece.

BuddyPhones Guardian

BuddyPhones Guardian come in Guardian Pink and Guardian Grey. These noise-reduction headphones are protective earmuff with passive noise-cancellation that protects kids from harmful loud noises. Whether protecting ears form loud noises or promoting focus for toddlers and kids, these headphones are safe and designed for the little ears.

All of the BuddyPhones designs, including these three are available for purchase at and many available on Amazon.