After watching his sister play countless games, James has decided that he, too, wants to be a stud ballplayer. He’s suddenly a little sponge, soaking up coaching and busting his butt to improve every chance he gets. In his first game, he had the game-winning hit and the game-saving play. His coach awarded him the game ball and I don’t think I’ve ever seen James with such a big smile on his face. We are so proud of him and so happy that he’s having big moments. It’s his turn to shine!

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Fun Finds

~I’ve found a new pair of yoga/exercise pants that I LOVE. Extremely well made, they have pockets, AND they’re completely squat-proof (very necessary for me as a coach who squats to warm up pitchers)!
~I bought this cosmetic organizer a month ago and I wish I’d bought it sooner (so does Mike). It’s nice to be able to see my stuff without it being all over the counter.
~I am in desperate need of a new pillow! If any of you have one you love, PLEASE share!!! My insomnia and I thank you in advance.

Happy Sunday, everyone!