With a dozen or so games and practices on the schedule every week, it’s a minor miracle that everyone in the house gets where they need to go. Sometimes it feels like we’re running a logistical operation on par with UPS. I’m sure at some point we’ve ended up at the wrong rink or had the wrong time for practice but those instances are very few and far between thanks to a great overall team effort and the use of our decidedly low tech but extremely efficient dry erase calendar.
After eight weeks of touring the best baseball and softball diamonds the country has to offer, the Trophy Mom and family went on vacation last week. A vacation from schedules. A vacation from practices, from games, meetings, workouts, tournaments, commitments and blog posts. So, what does the quintessential sports family do on vacation? We play sports.
Some people don’t think that is much of a vacation. Heck, after hearing about other people’s trips to Disney* and educational visits to national landmarks, I wonder myself. But sports are just part of who we are as a family. No worries about child inactivity and obesity at our house. I can’t imagine my kids touring museums since I can’t even take them into Bed, Bath & Beyond without fear of something getting broken.