How to Be A Coach's Wife

How to Be A Coach's Wife

Here is a how-to guide to being a coach's wife:
  • Have snacks and extra change for the concession stand.
  • Bring toys, crayons, and extra clothing for kids to the games.
  • DO sit with other coaches' wives so kids can entertain each other.
  • DO bring sunscreen.
  • Strollers or baby carriers are your friend with little ones.
  • Bring blankets for kids and pajamas in case they fall asleep.
  • Bring each kid their own water bottle.
  • Take frequent potty breaks and walk around to stretch.
  • DO take your kids on the field after the game if you can to see their coach.
  • Bring something soft to sit on whether it's a seat or a blanket ( Because let's be honest, those bleachers can make for sore bums).
  • Give yourself grace. Game days are hectic, especially with kids. Do your best to make it fun for them even though their routine is off.
  • DO send kids to the field house with your coach, if able, to give yourself a break sometimes. Trust me, they will enjoy hanging out with other coaches' kids.
  • DO make time sometimes for just you and your coach. I know this is challenging, especially during football season, but being intentional keeps your marriage strong.
  • Y'all, there is some organic macaroni that you can buy at HEB for less than $1.00. Your kids will love it and you will sleep better at night serving it to them instead of the regular macaroni.
  • Rotisserie chickens are awesome and healthy, especially during football season, and the leftovers can be used in other recipes.
  • Pre-cut apples and fruit are awesome for families on the go.
  • Sometimes, you will have to say no during football season. Don't spread yourself too thin in what is already a busy time.
  • Wear comfy shoes to the game and be decked out in team colors! It gives you the opportunity for cute photo opportunities with your kids and your coach.
  • Most importantly, know that as a coach's wife, you are making a difference!

Heather Wright

Heather enjoys shopping on Amazon Prime, chasing her three kids on the football field, hanging out with her friends, drinking coffee and tea, and hanging with hubby. She also is a self-taught yogi working on her yoga instructor certification. And, on rare occasions, she likes to watch Hallmark movies with tea in hand.
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