Danielle Lawrie’s Return to Softball Embodies the Phrase, “Working Mom”

Lawrie and Madison post game

Jami Lobpries Kissimmee, FL Remember when New York Mets infielder Daniel Murphy was chastised for taking paternity leave, and missing two games to be present for the birth of his first child? Enter the world of women’s professional sports, where the birth of a child from a female athlete can mean missing an entire season. Where returning from maternity leave takes a little more than just finding daycare. And where returning to compete against the world’s best takes commitment from the whole family and team. On May 31st 2014, Danielle Lawrie threw her first pitch in almost two … [Read more...]