Friday Night Wives

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Heather Candela

Journal

Fall Start: October Violations

It's October. It's football season. It's week 8. It's 90 degrees. I'm pretty sure some penalty flags are in order... Oh, how I'd love to throw them! Fragrant foul: Laundry. Unnecessary roughness, nose guard. Offensive violation, tail back. Off putting penalties. Illegal motion: Away  ...

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Journal

This is What Football Does to a Coach’s Wife

Yes, Friday nights give me goosebumps. Good old-fashioned, puckered-up chicken skin. And not because I’m lucky enough to get a pre-game kiss from a tall mug of coaching caramel macchiato. (Although that helps, too), but because boy, can our boys play some ball. And man, can our men coach ‘em  ...

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Family, Journal, Marriage

What Football Has Taught Me About Family

Yes, football and being a football family requires physical demands and emotional commitments from everyone involved. There are so many lonely dinners and difficult bath times. There are so many rushed labor-day cookouts and daddy-less trick-or-treats. There are so many tears from kids who miss  ...

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