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She shoots. She Scores. I have so much love watching my girls out on the court.  I am a proud momma of three girls, who play sports and love to sweat it out. From softball, to basketball, to the volleyball courts, to dancing on the stage, I love cheering loud for my girls.  And besides […]

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declaration of independence from pressure about youth sports

One thing is for sure: my boys are passionate kids. From identifying fossils to memorizing Star Wars trivia and obsessing over facts about U.S. Presidents, they’ve explored many interests over the years. When something sparks their curiosity, they dive in headfirst, spirits soaring. Their enthusiasm is contagious and fills our home with joy. Whether it’s science […]

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recap: Family Night Out at Modern Woodmen Park

Even though the wind was whipping on the Mississippi last Monday night, the sun was shining and nearly 400 people came together at Modern Woodmen Park for a great family night with Quad City Moms Blog. It was more than a great ballgame. All QCMB guests received pop and popcorn, kids’  wristbands for unlimited play […]

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you know you’re a baseball mom when……

  You open the back of your car and at minimum one of the following falls out…soccer ball, baseball, water bottle, or a half-empty Gatorade bottle.    You have a stack of “team photos” that you guilted yourself into buying because you didn’t want to be the only mom who didn’t “capture” the moment.   […]

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Planner Nightmare

get organized!

Soccer Practice.  T-ball practice.  PE days (don’t forget those tennis shoes!).  Classroom assignments.  Spelling tests.   The Kindergarten snack bucket schedule.  PTA meetings.  Saturday morning group runs.  Holiday concerts.  Snack and drink schedules for soccer.  Business trips.  Babysitter schedules.  Date nights.  Tae Kwon Do practice.  LEGO League practice.  Meetings.  Parent-teacher conferences.   My head spins just […]

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(Maddie showing us her gymnastics pose)    Every Monday night our lives have changed drastically. Once what used to be just the first night of the work week as turned into gymnastics night in our house. We have now entered into the world of sports. The idea of this new area of our lives is […]

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