But Mike is no longer content with his own excitement. He is determined to make my two-year-old daughter excited about football as well by feeding her lingo, quizzing her about the game and calling her new Giants t-shirt— “her favorite”.
I get it. Mike is creating a live-in football buddy since he most certainly didn’t find one in ME. I believe his ultimate goal is for the two of them to overrule me, if (GOD FORBID!) I ever feel like doing a family activity on a Sunday afternoon during football season that doesn’t involve parking myself in front of a television.
It is with Mike and Mazzy in mind that I created “The Baby Bowl”.
Basically, for the past couple of weeks, people have been uploading pictures of their kids on the wall of the Mommy Shorts Facebook Fanpage dressed in their favorite NFL football team’s gear. I currently have over 100 photos entered and I will accept new entries up until February 4th, the day before the Super Bowl.
On February 5th, I am going to select four photos to pit against each other for the Baby Bowl. All photos will be selected based on number of facebook “likes.” One competition will be between the two photos with the most “likes” that represent the two teams in the Super Bowl. The other competition will be between the two photos with the most “likes”, regardless of team. Winners will be decided by vote on my blog, Mommy Shorts. Both winners will receive a toddler-sized Official NFL Jersey from the team of their choosing.
Below are 20 of the contestants. Mazzy, of course, is ineligible. But even I have to admit that she looks mighty cute in her Giants t-shirt.
To enter, go to the Mommy Shorts Facebook Fanpage and upload a picture of your kid on the wall. Make sure to include their first name. You can also go to The Road to the Baby Bowl album and “like” your favorites to give them a better shot at the win.
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