A Heartfelt Letter to My Football-Loving Son


It’s hard to believe that opening day for youth football is just around the corner. After weeks of practicing in the hot summer sun, weeks before school even started, your team will finally put those sweaty hard-earned training sessions to use.

So as you step onto that grassy green field in full pads for that first game, I hope you walk with confidence, banking on the time and effort you’ve put into this season so far.

Football hasn’t always come easy to you, but I’m proud of your unwavering commitment as you put in the work to eagerly learn new skills and positions.

Though you may feel like one of many players on the field on game day, just know that I spot you right away. I know your ready stance, the way you rush at the snap of the ball, and the tilt of your head as you track the ball.

In fact, there’s so much I can see from my distant seat in the stands…

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I'm a full-time wife and semi-stay-at-home mom to four young kids. Day to day, I help my husband with his small business, but when I have any extra time, you can find me cooking or being active outdoors with my family. We live at the foothills of the North Georgia mountains and are embracing modern homesteading month by month.

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