Friday Night Wives

Journal

You Are More Than Just a Coach’s Wife

My husband left this morning at 5 am, and I don’t expect him back until 9:30 tonight. It’s here. The season of long hours and long weeks, visits to practices and field houses, losing tupperware and losing utensils and losing my patience. Football season is upon us, wives, but I have  ...

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Family, Journal

To the Young Mama in the Middle of the Season

It’s the middle of the season. The excitement and novelty of a new season and new team has died down. We’re not yet to the playoffs when the whole town is vibrating with pride and bleeding school colors. District games are underway and tensions are high with so many must-win games  ...

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Family, Journal

When You Suck at Asking for Help

“I don’t want you to help me! NO! NO! Don’t touch it!” she screamed as she aggressively jammed the “outie” part of the zipper against the “innie” part of the zipper over and over and over again to no avail. “Charlee, we have┬áto go.  ...

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Resources

The Reach: A Bible Study for Coaches’ Wives

If you are looking for a way to branch out and meet other coaches’ wives in your area, The Reach would be a great place to start. Coaches Outreach, a ministry which has been facilitating bible studies for coaches on their campuses for decades, started this new ministry last year to help  ...

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Marriage, Resources

eBook: 31 Days of Prayer for Your Marriage

A few years ago, Clark and I hit what some might call a rough patch. And by rough patch, I mean a whole field full of 30-grit sandpaper. We were dealing with some really big, really ugly stuff that forced us to man-up pretty quickly and start taking responsibility for our crap, not to mention  ...

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