She took to it like the proverbial fish to water, or in her case, like a little Mia Hamm to a World Cup penalty kick. I would have loved learning them, like my daughter, on the soccer field. In fact, my recreational activities made me something of an oddball. You may opt out or contact us anytime. She has embraced, with blood and guts, what it means to be strong, fierce, and unwilling to accept defeat. I have a son, too, and have spent countless, amped-up hours at his games. The good ones cheer on their young would-be Olympians, though often to excess.
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Both can be loud and OCD, with noisemakers and banners and spreadsheets of game times. You may opt out or contact us anytime. I love witnessing the whole fervent band of brothers camaraderie. When I opened my eyes at 6: But she has still gotten up in the dark just to be with her teammates.