I really want to get back to blogging again. We have a lot of stuff going on now with our family and it would be awesome to start documenting it once again. Most recently, we have become sports parents. Neither one of us played sports growing up, but now we have both of our kids involved in sports. Corban is on a 5yr old soccer team with our local YMCA, and Asher is on a 3-4yr old t-ball team. So far, they both absolutely love it.
After we got them registered, we got an email from the sports director stating that due to the overwhelming interest in youth sports this year, they were extremely short on volunteer coaches. They were asking (pretty much begging) parents to step up to the plate and volunteer to coach their child’s team. After talking to Lori, we decided that I would volunteer to coach Corban’s soccer team. Yes, I have no soccer experience, no organized sports experience and certainly no coaching experience. But who cares?! It’s beginning soccer. Surely at this age, it can’t be that hard.
So far, it hasn’t been that bad. I’m just dealing with short attention spans right now and of course inexperience. But I think the kids are having fun. And that’s really all that matters at this age. Teach them the fundamentals of the game and of being on a team, make sure they have fun, and the experience will come with time.
Both kids had their first games this past Saturday. We were pleasantly surprised at how well they both went, considering they each only had two practices under their belts. I’ll have to get some pictures of from both of the games. Man, those little t-ballers…..how freaking cute they are! They look like miniature baseball players.