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A soccer mom, without the mini-van

September 25, 2009

in big A,soccer

Big A has officially started soccer.

I have to admit that I didn’t really know what it would be like. I was worried how too many games and practices would cut into our evenings and weekends and just how it might be unorganized and frankly, a hassle.
But I was hooked on Tuesday night, at her first game. It was so much fun! Being a former high school athlete, my competitive nature and inner coach was revealed. I was so into it.
A did great! She’s very quick and a real hustler. She played three different positions, including goalie. She fell on the ball three times to prevent the other team from scoring. As my dad always said, “way to sacrifice your body!”
Now, don’t worry. I’m not going to run out and get a mini-van. No offense to any mini-van moms. It’s just not my style…I’m more of the Tahoe kind of mom…a Tahoe with a dent in the side, suckers stuck to the carpet and Goldfish pieces scattered strategically throughout for an emergency snack. :)
Here are some pics of my cute soccer girl.


{ 5 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Jill September 25, 2009 at 3:10 pm

I love the picture where she is laying on the ball!! haha! She knew not to let go of it. So cute! I am so proud of big A!

2 Lisa September 26, 2009 at 10:38 pm

I know! I love that one, too! Wish I could've been there for her first game but we'll get to see her play at some point! Allison, sounds like your inner "Dad" came out! GO, ALEX, GO! (Oh, and I love her number!)

3 Donna September 28, 2009 at 4:33 pm

So glad you published pics…I HATED missing the games! I heard that Alex played GREAT and her team is so good! I'm so proud!!

4 Having It All September 29, 2009 at 2:52 am

What a cutie!

5 Alli September 29, 2009 at 9:00 pm

What a cute tushy shot! She is so cute. My competitiveness comes out during Sammi's games too. But watch out, some parents can be awful! Hopefully you won't have one on your team that yells at your kid from the sidelines. Yes, that happened to us.

Love your description of your Tahoe! Sounds like my Murano.

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