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day in the life of a coachs wife

A Day in the Life of a Coach’s Wife: Balancing Work, Mom Life, and Game Day

One thing that we’ve learned through the years on Friday Night Wives is that every coaching family represented is striving to do their best to support their spouses. We’ve also discovered that outside observers often have grandiose ideas of what actually goes on under the roofs of a coach’s home.  If you’re wondering why your …

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Dear Veteran's Coach's Wive Series

Dear Veteran Coach’s Wife: How do you get through the season without losing yourself?

We’re answering another question in our Veteran Coach’s Wife series. How do you get through the baby/toddler phase during football season without feeling alone and lost? Between supporting my husband in a sport that I’m not really interested in, working through the stress of my own demanding job, and trying to keep two tiny humans under the …

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Where's Daddy?

Where’s Daddy?

“Where’s Daddy?” — The question that gets asked regularly this time of year.  Each time the answer is the same — “He’s at football.” That phrase, “He’s at football.” Sure, that’s where he is, but what he’s doing there is so much more than just the game of football.  He’s making boys stronger, physically and …

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Your Coach, My Husband

Your Coach, My Husband

To the Player on the Field, the Wrestler on the Mat, and the Parents Who Lend Them to the Coach: You may not know me other than “the Coach’s Wife,” but please remember “Coach” is my husband. I’d like to tell you a few things from my heart: Your coach, my husband, truly cares about …

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