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Youth Soccer Is The Root Of All Evil…Gina’s Favorites

Youth Soccer Is The Root Of All Evil…Gina’s Favorites
by Gina Valley

And, so it begins.

Youth soccer season kicked off this week.

We’ve already enjoyed the panic of missing cleats, insanity of shuttling kids between 4 different practices, and a trial run to the closest emergency room. And, they haven’t even played their first game yet.

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Top 10 Reasons I Hate Silent Saturday

Top 10 Reasons I Hate Silent Saturday
by Gina Valley

Saturday was Silent Saturday on the soccer fields.

It’s also known as Aneurisms All Around Day.

In case you aren’t familiar with the Silent Saturday Movement, just think of it as a kind of glorified time-out for the over-zealous (i.e. people behaving like jerks) at youth soccer games.

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During Silent Saturday no one (not parents nor coaches nor spectators) is allowed to yell or say anything (positive or negative) to the players during the games.

Top 10 Reasons I’m Not In The Winter Olympics

Top 10 Reasons I’m Not In The Winter Olympics
by Gina Valley

The pageantry and spectacle of the Winter Olympic Games always fills us with inspiration and wonder.

Humor Funny Humorous Family Life Love Laugh Laughter Parenting Mom Moms Dad Dads Parenting Child Kid Kids Children Son Sons Daughter Daughters Brother Brothers Sister Sisters Grandparent Grandma Grandpa Grandparents Grandfather Grandmother Parenting Gina Valley Top 10 Reasons I'm Not In The Winter OlympicsMany of us watch the amazing athletes compete, and think to ourselves that had we just focused a bit more on sliding and gliding with more style and less pile, we could be there ourselves, competing in The Sochi Edition of the Olympic Games.

Do We Lose A First Down If I Smack The Announcer?

Do We Lose A First Down If I Smack The Announcer?
by Gina Valley

The UCLA/Utah game last night had a tense finish, but, as always, I was distracted by the blasted announcers and their inane banter.

“The pylon in the end zone is put there to indicate where the end zone is.”

Humor Funny Humorous Family Life Love Laugh Laughter Parenting Mom Moms Dad Dads Parenting Child Kid Kids Children Son Sons Daughter Daughters Brother Brothers Sister Sisters Grandparent Grandma Grandpa Grandparents Grandfather Grandmother Parenting Gina Valley Do We Lose A First Down If I Smack The Announcer? FootballReally?  Thanks!  I’m sure none of us fans at home had figured that one out.  What are the yard markers for?