Coach's Wife Blog

How this Coach's Family does Disney World

How this Coach's Family does Disney World
What I learned was, there are actually a TON of ways to save money and STILL get to do the things you really want to do! Below, I'll mention what we have found works for US, and even share ideas of what we plan to look into for next time! (Yes, next time, because we drank the Disney Kool Aid and now we're *Captain* hooked!)

Honey, you were made for this.

Honey, you were made for this.
Girl, listen up: your last name was always meant to be yours, and your call to be your husband's biggest supporter, cheerleader, confidant, lover, and friend was always the plan. God had been doing work behind the scenes long before today to be sure that YOU were the one sitting on the bleachers every week and that YOU were the one caring for those babies while their Daddy worked late. YOU were the one God meant for your husband to come home to to debrief and rest and sleep beside. YOU were always the plan.

Sometimes it's just hard.

Sometimes it's just hard.

To set an example of what it means to be an employee, a leader, a married couple, a follower of Jesus. To show kids and staff firsthand what it is to have integrity, by making the right choices again and again even when it seems no one's looking.

This was the point of it all, anyway. So why does it have to be so hard?

I Don’t Know Why

I Don’t Know Why

I never had to have hard conversations with a friend about why I just couldn’t come to her baby shower. I never sat in an empty nursery, clinging to a blanket that will never be used. I never had a team of doctors break bad news. Never once. Never even close.

I don’t know why. I did nothing special. I’m certainly nothing special. But can I tell you the truth?

When Your Season is Over

When Your Season is Over
And that’s what football is all about. It’s grit and pressing forward and brotherhood and work ethic and character. But above all, it brings families together.

One Piece of Advice for Coach's Wives

One Piece of Advice for Coach's Wives
Coach's wives understandably feel burnt out at some point during the season. Here are a few very simple ways to be there for your Coach and make a difference this season.

Six Ways to get ready for Football Season

Six Ways to get ready for Football Season
List of ways to prepare for football season as a coach's wife. How to make life easier this fall.

What to take to a Game to Entertain Kids

What to take to a Game to Entertain Kids
Here are a list of things myself and a few contributors put together to help you remember what to take along to a ball game with kids! It's the perfect checklist to keep handy in the midst of a crazy coaching season when your mind is already in a million different places!