Beautifully Awkward, Take 2: Melissa Shares Deep Vulnerability

photo credit: ShellyS via photopin cc
photo credit: ShellyS via photopin cc

A week into the Beautifully Awkward Project, I’m still high on the awkward. And the beautiful is starting to show itself to me.

I’ll tell you about it tomorrow. It involves a lame-duck soccer coach and a pivotal out-of-town tournament. For U11 girls. Small kids, big problems.

Today, though, the floor is Melissa’s.

Enjoy.

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Guest Post: Aunie, From Aunie Sauce, on Fatherhood

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photo credit: Infiltration: Jawa In Disguise via photopin (license)

My girls have the best mom for them.

I knew that early. You could see it. Motherhood was a calling for her, and so much that she did before becoming a mother indicated that: Her desire to make a career of being a mom, woman-upping for natural childbirth, advocating for minimal vaccines and a loving connection with our girls.

The strong, loving girls I get to coach today are a result of that.

My guest poster today has that look of rookie promise, too.

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