Friday, May 31, 2013

Blogaholics Anonymous - Soccer Tryouts Edition

Crazy time of year around here. School ends, and soccer tryouts happen.

I think every family has to find their thing -- the thing they do to relax and spend time together. For us, it's soccer. Mike coaches. . . the girls and Wenxin play. . . Nathan and I watch their games and sit in the shade reading during practices.

The weather here is beautiful year around, and the fields attract tons of families with kids of all ages. We make friends and hang out together. It's our family's thing.

So here's this week's Blogaholics Anonymous. As you can see, I've been reading up on youth sports.

10 Types of Youth Sports Parents - Cracked us up! Mike and I laughed our heads off this morning as we read this blog by a sports dad. If you've ever had a kid in youth sports, you'll be able to relate.

10 (More) Types of Sports Parents - More of the same!

Should Women Play Sports?  Until recently, I had no idea that there were people who consider it unbiblical for Christian women to train as competitive athletes. I pretty much disagree with everything in this article, but considering my love for listening to all points of view, I thought I'd post it here. I find his choice of photos especially interesting. For the record, I believe a Christian woman can be a strong, competitive athlete and still be godly and feminine. That's where I stand.

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  1. Soccer is in our blood too. I wish there was no drama associated with it, but sadly, there is. We're in the midst of it here, but trying to stay positive.

  2. Soccer isn't big at our house, we are more softball, baseball, basketball folks. And yes, that includes my girly girl daughter. If she could find a way to bedazzle her basketball jersey she would be thrilled!

  3. We like soccer. I have an almost 5 year old and he played last year. He liked it, so he will try it again this fall.

  4. Yep, we're in full baseball swing around here. It's great for one boy. The other....not so much. :) Mostly, though, we're soccer boys. They can't wait for fall league to start again.


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