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The Best 1 1/2 Miles Ever!

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Everyone should already know how proud I am of my awesome son. He's 14, a freshman in high school, and plays clarinet in the marching band. I am not overprotective, but I am involved. I go to all the games and am an active Band Mom. Tonight, I had the priviledge of chaperoning (aka marching with) the band in their school's homecoming parade.

The parade route was only a mile and a half long and it was so much fun! I so thoroughly enjoyed marching with them and watchng my son smile as his friends told him how lucky he is that his mom cares. His band required significant financial investment (like $700 before Day 1 of Band Camp) and commitment of time (like waking at 5 am everyday to have him on the field and ready for marching practice by 6:15 five mornings a week!!!) but I am so glad that I have the opportunity to support him in his passion. I know that as he grows up, I will never have the chance again to be involved in his life like I am now. I thank God for such a wonderful son and for each of the steps I get to take with him on his journey.
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  • WILLOW49
    You are such a wonderful mom; I hope you're son knows how lucky he is! I know how proud you must be of him, too! BTW, I played clarinet in our high school marching band. I remember those rehearsals well.
    3395 days ago
  • no profile photo CD5915838
    Oh this blog warmed my heart! Your son is very lucky and you are so very blessed. :-)
    3395 days ago
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