How soccer has prepared me for governing

I am a soccer mom. My three kids (now teenagers) have been playing soccer since they were old enough to run. Soccer moms are easily recognizable. Often wearing tennis shoes, a cap, and sunglasses, we usually have a red utility wagon in tow filled with fold up chairs, sports drinks, water, granola bars and fruit, an umbrella, uniforms, sunscreen, slides, aspirin, and sometimes, even a fold up canopy.  Over the years, our family has spent a lot of time with other families on the various teams we have joined. (At last count, we have been members of more than 15

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