Outdoor Activities Ludlow MA
Dick's Sporting Goods
50 Holyoke Street, #DP02
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Jr. Season Lease, Delivery & Assembly
Monday - Saturday: 10:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 11:00am - 6:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.
60 Sunshine Farms Drive
Eastern Mountain Sports
351E Russell Street
K & S Powersports
246 Shaker Road
Massachusetts Soccer Academy
University of Massachusetts Soccer Fields
Modell's Sporting Goods
393 Memorial Avenue - Century Shopping Center
West Springfield, MA
10:00AM - 9:00PM MONDAY - THURSDAY
9:00AM - 9:00PM FRIDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 6:00PM SUNDAY
Taylor Rental Center of EnfieldQ
150 Enfield Street
State Line Cycles
270 Enfield Street
Just Rite Auto Trim
33 Palomba Drive
Top 5 Tips for Dads at the Beach
A trip to the beach is supposed to a time to simply relax and revel in the natural beauties of a vacant landscape. Facing the vast expanse of sand and sea, it's easy to just enjoy the sun on your face and forget about all of your responsibilities in the office buildings and homes that clutter your inland turf.
Of course, not every trip to the beach goes like it's supposed to, and as fathers know, nothing can change your plans more quickly than a posse of kids for whom you're responsible.
Suddenly, your time spent sun tanning is cut short when you're called upon to remove the sand from your toddler's sandwich. In lieu of catching some waves, you may have to apologize to the woman who was just hit in the back with a football. And the one thing that can topple the overwhelming sense of comfort of a beach at sunset is the gargantuan libido of an adolescent in a bathing suit.
But because a day at the beach is a gift too precious to be squandered, be sure to strategize before heading out on the sandy battlefield. Remember, you only have a few months before a day at the beach means you're lost, not on vacation.
This summer, remember the top 5 ways to enjoy yourself at the beach:
1.) Have your kids bury each other: As a glorious gift to parents, kids actually enjoy being buried at the beach. Encourage your kids to do this early in the day, and take your time uncovering them. Of course, there will be one left above ground once this is completed, but otherwise it's just you and the surf.
2.) Bring sunglasses and a magazine: No, not to read - you can do that anywhere. This decoy ploy has for years allowed men to check out the beach babes without the wife knowing.
3.) Strategically apply suntan lotion: Do this in private at the beginning of the day, and then revel in your family's amusement that night as they see "Life's A Beach" tanned onto your chest.
4.) Pretend to lose your wed...
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