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A Summer Without Baseball

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Bobby has played baseball since he was 5 years old.

What stared off as quick little T-ball games eventually turned into travel baseball.

For anyone who a child that plays a sport where they travel you know how time consuming that sport can be.

Practice for travel baseball usually starts right after Christmas with games starting in early April and ending in late July or early August.

Practice is just about daily and games are played on weekends and week nights.

It’s a full time commitment for both the player and the player’s parents.

We’ve always been fine with that.

It’s what Bobby wanted to do.

But this year………

Bobby has decided to take a break from baseball.

It was a surprise to us but I’d be lying if I said I didn’t see it coming.

It is what it is.

We encourage our kids to play sports but we let them choose which ones they want to play.

Right now Bobby has decided that he wants to focus on football and basketball and give a baseball a rest.

Gracie decided she didn’t want to play soccer or baseball this year.

Whoa.

That means we have a whole summer without commitments..

That’s exciting.

I already have a list going of what that leaves us open to do:

Some of this again:

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And a few games of hoops.

Maybe a night at the Drive-In.

A weekend away.

Maybe some golfing.

Some fun rides.

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Less stress.

More play.

We’ll still take in a few baseball games but we’ll be on the other side of the plate.

I’m good with that.

So what about you? Any plans for summer?

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Monika

Tuesday 21st of April 2015

Here's to a summer of camping, finding fireflies, other good times spent with the family! :)

Kari

Monday 20th of April 2015

More time for mischief with the pups!

Robin Whiskers

Monday 20th of April 2015

Hello, Leroy and Sherman! My name is Robin Whiskers, and I love your blog! Leroy and Sherman are so adorable and drooly, making them lovable canines! Anyway, I have a blog: www.pawprovince.com On the right sidebar of the page, I listed a few pet blogs I really enjoy reading, and yours is one of them! Maybe we could do something like a blog interview, but hey, the choice is yours! See ya soon!

-Robin Whiskers, Newfie lover

Two French Bulldogs

Monday 20th of April 2015

Football sounds just as fun Lily & Edward

Earl Lover

Monday 20th of April 2015

Summer should be PAWSOME.

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