soccer | Jennifer Probst

Odd that my very first entry as Writing Mama revolved around my son’s disastrous soccer experiences. Along the way, I’ve blogged about my children, my writing, my life, and anything else that seems important at the time. My son enrolled in soccer for the third session, even though I kept asking him over and over […]

September 17, 2011


As a mom and a writer, many people have asked me, “What is your idea of a perfect day?” And then thoughts of writing for hours uninterrupted, spa dates, cocktails, sunshine and no kids run through my mind.  But I learned something a few weeks ago. A perfect day is what you make it. This day […]

June 2, 2011


Recently, I learned I have issues. Lots of issues. Nothing like parenthood to take a few well hidden traits and put them on display for the world to see.  How did I learn such a thing? Soccer. Yes, soccer again. Never have I realized my son’s first sport would have so many hidden lessons for me. […]

May 20, 2010