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Sunday, May 8, 2011

Volleyball Might Not Be Her Game

Having spent most of my life truly believing I didn't have an athletic bone in my body, I want to be sure that Abbey feels like she can play sports if that turns out to be one of her interests.

She's a pretty tough little girl; falls and bumps and bruises don't bother her.  She can run and kick at the same time (sometimes).  Soccer might be her thing.

She's still asking about gymnastics classes and playing balance beam on Dylan's crib.  Maybe she'll be flying between uneven bars before we know it.

She's absolutely enchanted by her daddy, and baseball has a special place in his heart (alongside every other sport known to man).  Perhaps she'll be able to perfect that crazy looking underhand softball pitch.

But volleyball?  It might not be in her genes. 

Four generations of women in my family were together this April, so we (of course) captured it on film.
it has to be noted that I am 5'1" (on a good day)
and I am in my bare feet in this picture 
Dylan wanted to play, too

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5 Comments:

  • At May 8, 2011 at 9:20 PM , Anonymous Janelle said...

    Perhaps she could just play back row? I have to agree that her odds of being the hot-shot up in the front row slamming down spikes and blocking the opponents are quite low...:)

     
  • At May 9, 2011 at 11:22 AM , Anonymous Kir said...

    I am sure she will find something she loves and is good at. Even Vollyeball!what a great pic! Loving those smiles

     
  • At May 10, 2011 at 8:26 PM , Anonymous Angela said...

    I know! She might be able to rock out a soccer field, though!

     
  • At May 10, 2011 at 8:27 PM , Anonymous Angela said...

    I hope so! I'm not very competitive, so I don't know if I will make a good sports Mommy.

     
  • At May 11, 2011 at 9:44 AM , Anonymous Kir said...

    Oh I'm not either, well I am competitive, but I hate those "SPORTS MOMMIES" they annoy me and I know I'll say something like "It's just a game" and get slapped or they'll make fun of my wedge sandals on the soccer field.
    I don't do sneakers. ;)






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