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A Weekend of Baseball and Softball

The Astros (the mini version) had their first tournament this weekend, which also meant our first overnight trip for baseball! It wasn't too far from home, just on the other side of town...but in Houston the other side of Houston can be an overnight trip!! And especially b/c we had plans downtown already Saturday night and we had early games the second day of the tourney!

The boys didn't come home with the win, but to be fair it was the first time any of them had played coach pitch, too. I was so proud of the boys, though and excited to see Aaron hit off the coach pitch!
Our second game actually got rained out so we left early to head downtown for the 4th annual JJ Watt Charity Softball Classic...we go every year and it's always a blast! We had amazing seats again this year - right behind the first base dugout. The kids literally were able to sit on the dugout and talk to the players and get autographs. Most of the players are so nice and generous with the kids.  I was hap…

Mother's Day Weekend

was mostly spent at the ball park! That is our life these days! Emma's season ended Saturday and I have to say it was awesome watching these girls this season! I can honestly say we could say game by game the improvement in the team as a whole and in each of these young ladies. This was Emma's first season to play and she really blew me away. She didn't pitch the first games, but then decided she wanted to give it a try. Her first few games she didn't get many strikes, but as the season went on she saw more and more and got several strike outs! Our last win was b/c she struck out three girls in a row to end the game!! Can you tell I am one proud mommy - I am ready for next season already!
Aaron has had one heck of a season as well - this is his third season to play. His team is in first right now and they had a heck of a win over the first place team to take over the number one spot this past week!  Coach even got doused after that game! It was like playing in the worl…