Kids

Brag, brag, brag. This is me bragging.

My kids ran their first race this weekend and it was freaking awesome. There was yelling and cheering and a lot of  ‘woo-hooing‘. We actually signed them up on a whim with our friend’s kids and as it turns out, our kids are runners: My […]

My love for summer camp didn’t skip a generation. Thank gawd.

I grew up going to summer camp. I would count down the school days until it arrived because they were my most favorite days of the year. And while my kids have gone to little camps in the past, this is the first year we’ve […]

I peed in my pants. Not really. Well, sort of.

My son played baseball this spring and it was serious. Between practices and games, we were at the fields about three times a week. At first I was annoyed about the schedule, 6:15 weeknight games, eating dinner on the go, chasing my daughter around, etc. […]

Last inning, down by one point, two outs and two boys on base…

“D.S (my son) is up to bat.”Heart attack. Cheering! Stomach ache. Pitcher throws. D.S misses.Cheering gets louder!Pitcher throws.D.S. misses.The crowd is on their feet.I am hiding my eyes.Pitcher throws.D.S. hits the ball.The crowd goes wild!D.S. runs as fast as his little legs will take him […]

I tried to bribe a scout during baseball evaluations this weekend. True Story.

What? It’s the league’s fault. I mean how was I supposed to know that baseball tryouts in first grade were so freaking serious. There were scouters, coaches and clipboards. It was the most stressed I’ve been in a while (Especially because my son hadn’t actually […]