Sunday, September 11, 2011

All Things Soccer

Soccer Sisters

The Crazy 8's

My 3 Soccer Girls
   As most of you know, we have a house full of soccer addicts.It consumes most of our days during the regular seasons (which is both fall AND spring) plus they even want to play in the winter indoor league AND summer 3v3 tournaments...they are addicted!! To top it all off, Carli and Regan were invited to play on the Academy teams this season which adds 3 more practices a week to our schedule. We have atleast one soccer practice every day of the week with games on Saturday. Long story short- we have ALL THINGS SOCCER!!
   Yesterday was our first day of games!! The girls were so nervous and excited! It was so fun to watch them play again (even though they all had games at the exact same time!!) I love watching them play their hearts out, try so hard, be so tough, get up when they fall down, make moves on other players, celebrate their victories, be so proud of themselves, give each other hugs and is something that I never thought I would feel. It is so great to loose your voice screaming for your kids!! Yes, we are crazy. Yes, we are overly dedicated. Yes, I am now an official 'soccer mom'. BUT Yes, it is awesome!!

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Last 1st Day of Kindergarten

My big Kindergartner!!
Mollie and her friend Mason
I'm not sure if that title makes sense to you, but it does to me. My baby started school, so this is the last time I will experience the 1st day of Kindergarten (disclaimer: unless we are able to have another one!) Mollie was TOTALLY ready and was super excited! She felt like the biggest girl in the whole wide world!! When we got to the school, she couldn't wait for the bell to ring so she could "just start already!" She gave me a hug and kiss and told me I could go home, but of course I didn't!! I waited to get a picture of her in line and walking into her classroom. I was excited for her and yet I couldn't help but be so sad...I'm such a cry baby!! I had to walk away from all of my friends because I just couldn't hold it together. Luckily, a group of us went out to breakfast so I didn't have to go home to an empty house. When I picked her up, Mollie was so excited to tell me all about her day (they even had a fire drill!). She gave me the biggest hug and I knew right then that Mollie was going to LOVE school, just like her big sisters! I love my girls so, so much!! Happy 1st day of Kindergarten my Mollie!