Sunday, February 8, 2009

A Soccer Vent

Excuse my rant...this has been building since last August. My kids play on a "recreational" soccer league. The official practice days fall on Mondays-Saturdays, Sunday is not listed as a possible practice day. Since last fall, B's team has insisted on running practices on Sunday. They do not care that it is not an official day, they do not care that it is a religious conflict in our case. Our kid has been punished by this because she gets half as much practice as everyone else. Now, I either need to hope that they decide to change their practice schedule for this season, or pull my kid out of soccer. She is no help because, she is firmly against Sunday practice (more adamant then I am about appropriate Sunday activities) and yet she wants to stay on the team with the girls that she has been with for the past year. Why do things have to be so hard? Why do we have to be the only oddball family who objects to Sunday practice? Why do people have to be so inconsiderate? It is not on the league schedule as a practice day for Pete's sake! Ugggghhhhh! I'm hating people today, and I am usually not one to dislike people. One of the coaches is supposed to be getting back to me tomorrow about whether we should have her change teams/pull out or not...after today's first practice/parent meeting...which I won't be at because I'll be in the middle of church. Vent over.

1 comment:

Shauna said...

Been there, done that, held my ground and in the end...my children were better off and so were we as a family. It is just hard when you are in the middle of it all.