In the fall of 2006, I escorted the most excited four-year-old ever to the soccer field for the first time. Well, not the first time she’d ever been at a soccer field – I’d been chasing her off her older sister’s practice and game fields since she was a toddler. This was the first time, Read More
I never truly thought much about it back when Abbi was four years old. “Let’s sign her up for soccer!” I suggested to my husband. I don’t exactly remember why, although I’m sure it had something to do with wanting to help work out all the energy she had, get her into some kind of Read More
If there’s one thing I’ve learned throughout this whole process with Hannah’s knee tumor it’s to never count on any answer being the ‘final’ one. The whole process has been a rollercoaster and every time we think everything’s done and taken care of (for now), we get referred to yet another specialist. Not that I’m Read More
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That’s been about how things have been going lately… We’re four weeks into the soccer season and so far we’re surviving multiple practices and games every week – and juggling Girls on the Run practice for the older girls as well. It’s very busy in the evenings right now – and I’m actually very glad Read More
There’s one very definite sign of spring in our house – soccer gear gets pulled out, sorted through and organized in preparation for what are six rather busy weeks. Busy, but in a good way. I really don’t mind at all being a ‘soccer mom’ – I enjoy seeing the girls having fun out on Read More
This year we had all 3 girls playing AYSO soccer, in 3 different age divisions, playing in 3 different locations every week. Overall we had beautiful weather this fall with only one game called on account of bad weather (hail in this case). Here’s a quick summary… Some Saturdays were cold: Some were windy: But Read More
At least it is for right now – between practices and games we’re at the soccer fields a lot. The girls love it though – they never complain about going to practices or to their own games (they’re not always thrilled to go to each other’s though). Week One of soccer went off without much Read More