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Brag about your kids

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by EricF, Apr 15, 2013.

  1. EricF

    EricF Habitual User Gold Supporting Member

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    Let's hear your stories about your kids' accomplishments, good deeds, or other amazing activities. (Grandparents can play, too!)


    Here's my proud daddy moment from this weekend...

    Maddie (my 8yo daughter) had a walk-off single giving her team a 6-5 win in a hard-fought game.
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    This is Maddie's first year playing softball, and it's been a perfect fit for her natural athletic abilities. She has quickly become one of the top players on her team, which includes some girls who have been playing for 2-3 years. Just over halfway through the season, her team is 8-1-0.
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    While driving somewhere with my 12 year daughter old and 10 year old son we were talking about her grades and how she needs to stop watching so much TV & concentrate on her studies. She said she couldn't because she's addicted to TV. My son then asked if it had nicotine in it.
  3. macaroni tony

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    My oldest son struck 2 kids out his first time on the mound in his first year of baseball on saturday.
  5. EricF

    EricF Habitual User Gold Supporting Member

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    Awesome!
  6. DwaynieAD

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    I really wish I didn't loathe baseball.
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    My oldest son and my daughter are graduating collage this spring.
    Both did it without mom & dad paying for anything (we did pay for their cell phones along with auto and health insurance).
    My son is about 20k in dept and my daughter is around 24k. Both did it while not living at home.

    They have grown into hard working productive adults that do not have to rely on mom & dad to survive.

    My youngest son is deeply involved in the music business and a fantastic bass player.
  8. EricF

    EricF Habitual User Gold Supporting Member

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    IMO, you're doing it right. :)
  9. jbybj

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    My daughter, a senior in high school was accepted at four highly competitive musical theater programs. Boston Conservatory, NYU Steinhardt, UCLA, and University of Michigan. Each program accepts approximately 10 young women and 10 young men for freshman class whittled down from thousands of applicants. Yes, she's pretty awesome
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    My son and his wife invited us to their home this weekend. We had a great time tossing a football and cylcling with my grandson. We had a great meal together and played Jenga too. We love sharing our lives together.
  11. macaroni tony

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    You should be very, very proud. :)

    I've seen the converse first hand :(
  12. macaroni tony

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    My daughter started showing me her first toothless smiles last week :)
  13. Vince Klortho

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    My daughter has three kids, her youngest is 4, and she ran her first half-marathon a few weeks ago.
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    Our eldest daughter has three weeks to go to completing a masters degree at the Paris School of International Affairs (aka Sciences Po). She turns 25 this summer and has lived/studied in Vancouver, Bahrain, Geneva, Oslo, Kampala, Brussels and now Paris. Moves home in May to look for work. Bright kid and plays bass.

    Youngest graduated last summer with undergrad in psychology at UVic on Canada's west coast. Works with special needs kids, holding down two jobs. Will do a masters in a year or two. Plays drums.

    So proud of my girls. They blow me away.
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    In his first year of kid-pitch baseball, my 8-year old son struck out six kids in his two innings on the mound. For a kid his age, he has a really strong arm and absolutely loves baseball. He's also one of the strongest hitters on his team too.
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    can't brag yet, but I will in about five weeks as my wife and I are expecting our first!!!

    :hyper::hyper::hyper:
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    Congratulations! Ditto here (except I get to wait until November).
  18. Pilgrim

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    My wife and I have two daughters, age 24 and 25. Both are athletic, pretty and very smart. Both graduated from college with 3.6 or higher GPAs. Both worked 20+ hours per week all the way through college, and with some help from mom and dad, graduated from COlorado State University debt-free.

    The older one is at an Internet marketing firm and is already a senior account manager handling the firm's two biggest national clients (AT&T and Comcast, plus others) and is already making a salary equal to what I made when I came to my current university job. The younger is 24, just finished an 8-month internship in February and will take her exam to become a Registered Dietician next month. She is already employed as a Clinical Dietician in a big senior rehab center.

    It feels great to have two bright, attractive, capable daughters who are great people, fun to be around, and who have incredible futures in front of them.
  19. EricF

    EricF Habitual User Gold Supporting Member

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    Congrats!!
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    My oldest son is 26 years old, graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 2009 with a degree in Biochemistry, lives in Fall River, MA, and has a good job working at Genzyme in Framingham, MA.

    My daughter is 25 years old, has a Bachelor's Degree in Art History from Framingham State University, and is currently in Scotland working on her Master's Degree in Art History at St.Andrews University.

    My youngest son is 23 years old, and is currently attending Becker College in Leicester, MA, and is majoring in Graphic Design.

    I'm extremely proud of my three kids. My wife and I worked hard and sacrificed a lot to make sure they had a good home, and we instilled in them the value of a good education. Those values are now coming to fruit, and they have bright futures ahead of them.

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