Soccer mom

March 13, 2009 at 10:00 am (Evan, soccer)

I’ve officially become a soccer mom.  I think it’s more by default than definition.  Last Saturday, Evan had his first soccer game!  He’s only 3 years old.  One parent described it as “hearding CAT” (not cattle – CAT).  I think that was a pretty good comparison! 

It all started with him NOT wanting to go & pitching the biggest fit ever (or at least of that day) because his jersey was too big.  Yes – his jersery. was too big.  You would have thought it was the end of the world!  We finally made it into the car & on our way. 

Evan was the child that ended up knocking down OUR team’s star player.  Twice.  He also ran onto both adjorning fields before the game was over.  Making that a grand total of three fields that he played on in one hour.  But he did score one goal – after he stole it from another player on his team right at the goal!! 

So yes – he was ‘that’ child.  And we were ‘those’ parents that were apologizing to the other parents of the kids he knocked down, stole the ball from, pushed, etc. etc. 

Who knows what this week will bring!  But here’s a few pictures to sum up Week 1:








  1. ohamanda said,

    THe pics are adorable. But I can’t get past the title—Mandi, you’re a soccer mom! LOL!

  2. KAT said,

    Oh man is he cute!

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