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THIS is Why They’re Gone All the Time

What I do know is there will be many more days filled with tears as we drive away from the field. There will be many more missed moments and milestones that have to be sent to our coach via video. And there will be more days where 40 minutes is all we can get. But there will be many more  ...

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Family, Journal

A Letter From God to a Coach’s Wife

Let’s remember your earliest seasons as a wife.  Remember how you tried to force your solutions when problems arose. Remember the frustration you felt when your perfectly plotted plans came undone. Remember how exhausted you were from trying to control everything. I whispered to you then,  ...

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Family, Journal

Preparing My Heart and Home for the Season

Still have a few things on that "Honey Do List"? Time to finish it. Need to pay a visit to friends or family that don't live near by? Time to go. Wanting to have a fun "staycation day" with your kids? Time to have it. Need a few things fixed around the house?  Time to break out the tools.

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Journal, Marriage

Why I Will Never Be a Football Widow

Today is my husband’s first day of football camp, and I cannot help but get so excited thinking about this upcoming season. It is so easy for us to get wrapped up in the excitement of the beginning of the season, as we anxiously await the first game day. However, as coaches’ wives,  ...

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When You Just Don’t Fit In

As another season is upon us, many couples are working out their roles in a new staff or, like us, have experienced a change in family dynamic (thank God our babies were actually born in the off-season). To the head coaches and their wives: I beg of you to consider your staff. Each member.

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