I have fulfilled the dream of a lifetime and become a soccer mom. The moment Klara evinced some interest in soccer (they have a coach come over to her school to play with the toddlers every week in summer), I signed her up for a league. Now I get messages from the coach telling me to get “shinguards, shorts, cleats or tennis shoes” and bring “a lawnchair” to the game. I have no idea what half of these words mean but I’m really excited.
I don’t think Klara will necessarily develop a lasting interest in the sport. For now, what attracts her to soccer is that the coach sometimes rewards players with those tiny lollipops they call “suckaz!!!” around here. But I want a chance to go around saying, “as a soccer mom, I believe…” and stuff like that at least for a couple of months.
Yes, the shoes are different colors. We are right on trend.