What could they be talking about?

What could they be talking about?

Never allow the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game!

Babe Ruth

Friday, May 18, 2012

The Mom of Boys...

I'm the Mom of boys...five of them.  I have spent more time at the ball field than probably anyone on the face of the earth, lol!  I specifically remember spending one summer at some type of game every single day, numerous times a day.  Zach played Babe Ruth, was on a Tournament Team, and Bat Boy for our BABA team.  Jordan played Little League, and Seth was in Tball.  I remember thinking after that summer that if I never saw another baseball I'd be ok with that!  Truth was...as the years passed...and the sports stopped...I missed it.  Welllllll...I"m proud to say..the dog days of summer...and baseball have returned!!!  Kaden is my new ball player.  NOW....I will admit, watching a team of five year olds playing tball is a bit different than the last game I watched.... believe it was a tournament game with Zach pitching...sometime in his teens, lol.  BUT it's baseball none the less.  Filled with boys in cleats, with grass stains on their knees.  The smell of burgers cooking on a grill, and the smell of dirt...everywhere!  Yep....I missed those days....Last night was picture day for baseball.  Kaden received a "vintage" baseball card for having the best smile!  Boy....those photographers knew how to keep the little guys smiling. Heheheee....

Today it's off to some of my favorite shopping spots with the sisters for my birthday!  It is going to be a good good day!!! 


  1. Happy Birthday Katie. Have a great day.


  2. LOVE baseball season! I will really miss it when my 2 are done playing. Hopefully they'll both play all through high school. My husband played all through college, so maybe some of his abilities are in our boys. Of course my lack of coordination has to be subtracted from any DNA their Dad gave them! ~Ann

  3. My hubby played through college too and it's fun to see him out in the yard teaching my girls how to throw and hit (not like a girl). He was teaching them how to throw properly when they were 2 and 3 years old with rocks into the water. My middle played t-ball last summer and she won't play again. My oldest has nothing to do with sports. I couldn't keep baby from running onto the field in the middle of the game. She loved it. We do like to play in the back yard as a family though. How fun to be able to do it all over again with your baby. I hope you have such a special day today. I love spending time with my sisters. -Steph-

  4. Hey Friend
    Have a wonderful time with your Sisters!
    What a cutie.


  5. Oh fun times! The memories, and more in the making. Enjoy the time with them. Have a wonderful weekend. Blessings ~Sara

  6. Kaden is adorable! Have a wonderful time shopping with your Sisters!

  7. Oh yes, our American pastime baseball. I have memories of those days too with my two. Kaden is very photogenic.

  8. Happy Birthday, dear girl..
    I know how you feel as there are 12 years between our first two kids and the last one.. I so enjoyed everything all over again.. smile.
    He is such a dear wee boy...

  9. Kaden looks so handsome all decked out in his baseball gear!!! I loved to watch our son play baseball while growing up. The grandson played for a couple of years ~ now they don't want to play ~ I sure do miss it.
    Enjoy all the fun!!!
    Where did you go shopping with your sisters???
    I'm trying to catch up in blogland too!!!
    Prim Blessings

  10. Oh my a mom after my heart. I to have 5 boys and one girl and I so remember when all the boys were young doing all the sports and such. I have a son who is 11 and he doesn't do sports as he is autistic but he still keeps us busy and my little girl who is 6 now wants to do soccer so I see lots of days at the soccer field. I so remember the days of four kids and sports and never being home. What great memories I have.


  11. Aw, Katie, it has all just begun. Again! He is too darn cute.