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Jeff Bogle

Jeff Bogle

Jeff Bogle is a dad of daughters, traveler, English football fanatic, photographer and writer for Reader's Digest, Family Vacation Critic and Good Housekeeping, among others.

Little Athletes, Big Moments

Many Christmases ago my oldest brother gave our parents a couple of framed photos. They were of his two kids playing sports. In one, his firstborn daughter with blue mouthguard showing, making a defensive stop during a field hockey game on a typically dodgy elementary school field. In the other, his son alongside his defensive line teammates, in a three-point stance before the snap on a muddy gridiron, sporting a helmet and shoulder pads that look two sizes too big …