It is the eternal debate as a mom; do I sign my kids up for sports or let then relax and take it easy, and simplify my life? There are pros and cons to both sides of the debate, but for me, I knew I had done right by signing Masty G up for basketball when I went in his room to put away clothes and saw this set out on his dresser (set out on Tuesday- game day is Saturday)
I thought it was so incredibly cute of him to set everything out all nice and neat like, especially the shoes which were a new purchase for the sport. He loves it. He smiles and nods at his adoring fan (me) as he runs his little body up and down the court. I wish I could do the wave for him.
Why didn't anyone warn me of the dress code? This is not like Soccer where parents show up in sweats and flip flops. These moms are DECKED out in there MEK jeans and D&G handbags.....I feel the need to dress equal to a dinner date with my hubby. Ugh. Saturdays are for scrounginess, people!!!!
One pleasant surprise was running in to my bloggy/real life friend Marie. Her little boy and mine apparently share not only their names (yes...first and middle, same names....long story), but their passion for all things basketball.
I declared "This is a bloggy moment if ever I saw one!" as I whipped out my camera phone on our way to the car.
If we look relaxed and at ease (in spite of the cold) that is because our boys are tossing a basketball around, rather than another boy. We discussed the horrors of wrestling (my middle child favors this sport) with its singlets and face-sitting-on techniques. We applauded our son's baskets with promises of cash. (My idea).
Lastly- one quick reminder of why I love snowy/wintry days. Hats and braids.
ahhhhh. You would never know what my hair really looks like or if I am on day two or three of that straightening. I love snow beanies. Too bad I snag them at Wal-mart off the 88 cent rack, instead of the mall. Remind me to get a nice one before the next basketball game.