7 Things Every Travel Mom Needs

I’ve offically entered the world of travel baseball.  My almost ten-year-old is in his second year playing in this fun and slightly crazy world. 

Last year I had no idea what to buy, what to pack, but I’m starting to get the hang of it.

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Dating Your Husband After Baseball 

A girlfriend asked me the other day, “What’s it like when your husband retires from baseball?”  “It’s amazing,” I replied. “Well,” I confessed, “there is an adjustment period.”

When your relationship goes from being apart 4 to 6 months out of the year, to seeing each other every day, every hour, every moment, it’s different.

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11 Years Of Marriage!

11 years today. That’s crazy and to some folks who knew me in my younger years...impractical.

“The Best is Yet to Come,” my grandfather Dave would write at the bottom of every Birthday, Hanukkah, and Anniversary card. I thought it was endearing, sweet tagline that always reminded me of him. He passed away in May after 68 years of marriage to my grandmother.

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Donating Toys On Christmas

I recall a conversation with a girlfriend who had returned from a recent mission trip from Africa, she alluded to the experience as life altering. “What you see, you would never wish to see. Going there makes you understand just how much you have and how little the do.” If you ask someone what the Holiday Season, what Christmas, is all about, you would get 100 different answers. So, I prayed on it, and this is what I felt.

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Blake Turns Eight!

8...how in the hey did that happen?

I remember the first time I held you.

I remember the first time you smiled.

I remember the first time you said mama.

Your first step, Your first day of school, the first time you saw both of your brothers.

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