Please Tell Me It’s a Phase: My 5 year old is Killing Me

Please Tell Me It’s a Phase: My 5 year old is Killing Me

We have had many phases throughout Ellie’s early childhood — some great and others… well, not so great.  My bookshelf of parenting titles tells a story in itself.   When she was almost two, I started reading “Making the Terrible Twos...
Snowboots for Flip Flops

Snowboots for Flip Flops

When I started blogging in 2009, we had a comfortable lifestyle.  My husband was coaching college football in the South and we happily supported the Red & Black in everything.  It’s easy to share your life with others in the good times.  When...
Beyond the Basics

Beyond the Basics

I’ve always considered myself a football fan.  I liked sitting at home watching the games and I knew enough to understand the basics of the game.  I even enjoyed attending a live game every now and then.   But when I married a football coach, I suddenly...
Football Wife: Reluctant Cheerleader

Football Wife: Reluctant Cheerleader

I met my husband in December 2010, right after he finished the football season. Our courtship moved quickly and we married eight months later in July 2011. While we dated, he told me stories about coaching and he tried to make me understand what the time commitment...
Game Time: Potty Breaks & Snacks for Toddlers

Game Time: Potty Breaks & Snacks for Toddlers

This football season embarks my fifth season as a coach’s wife. The first season was challenging because I was in an entire new state, knowing only my husband, therefore sitting in the stands alone cheering on high school boys I had yet to know. My second season’s...

Game Day Nerves: The Story of a Nervous Nancy

I love the whole Friday Night experience. I love getting there early and letting my kiddos run out on the field and see their daddy during warm ups, listening to the band play, and the cheerleaders cheer and visiting with friends. Even though I look forward to and...