Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Youth Sports: How Do Single Parents Do It? (Three)

Through the first 90 days of the year, my kids have played in 69 games and participated in 57 practices. Crazy I know. During this time, my wife and I logged 3006 miles in the car going to and from practices and games.

A schedule like this takes lots of coordination and lots of team work.  My wife and I are a team. Every morning we look at the schedule and figure out how we are going to work together 1) to help the kids get their homework completed, feed the kids and get the kids to their sports commitments.

I am the homework helper and my wife does most of the cooking.

If you are a single dad, a stay at home dad or the dad of a with a workaholic wife and your kids are as busy as mine, check out the time saving parenting tips on ManoftheHouse.com.

Here's a taste of what you will find on the ManoftheHouse site, cooking tips for quick meals from a friend of mine, Todd Jessee aka The Cheating Gourmet. Quick is the key.

The Main Point

Sometimes you need to be creative to figure out how to manage a busy youth sports schedule.




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