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Date Posted: 20:51:32 10/02/18 Tue
Author: but those were okay, because they were "sports" - right?
Subject: We managed with four children, it wasn't hard.With a post like yours, kind of wonder how many games/matches/meets you "skipped" or did you make every one of those? Wonder how many games/matches/meets ran overtime; were cancelled last minute due to weather, or started late and caused time conflicts -
In reply to: . 's message, "this is very true- with 3 kids each their own activity it makes it impossible to sign up for feisana if I don't know schedule in advance , there are at least 5 this year alone I skipped bc didn't want to risk time conflict" on 17:09:13 10/02/18 Tue

It's all in how you look at it.

With four children, we didn't have the money to toss around; however, we entered many feis. Sometimes we would have to forego one or two for one child because of conflict and sometimes we had to forego a match/meet/game for another (after paying our part of the entry).

There were many times when we were flying into a feis with a dancer half dressed, literally pushing the dancer out the car door at the front of the building with another one and they would run into the feis and onto the stage - all due to late running games.

And there were the times, the reverse would happen and we would just make it to a game as it was already under way.

There are no guarantees in life and sometimes things don't quite work how you want them to; and our children learned that and learned to go with the flow. The best is that our children support each other, are there at their events, and really have a ball with all their friends. Those that don't dance solos have learned how to do ceili dances and jump in with teams when needed, too. And the others have helped with practice for games.

It's all in how you choose to approach it, isn't it? But to expect a group to set its schedule for one or two as some on here seem to expect? That's coming across as "entitled" and better than the rest of us. Would think that is not the impression some of you want to give, is it?

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