I know how you feel...mine are reaching that age where I know they are looking for the "breakaway" from their parents but right now we do spend a lot of quality time together. I do heed your words though.
Originally Posted by beernutz
Hang in there it gets better. When I first started playing league in 2005 in my mid forties my kids were 7 and 11 and into all manner of extracurricular activities which managed to interfere with/take priority over my tennis.
Now almost eight years later my girls are pushing 15 and 19 and I'm lucky if I get to see them at all. Like someone already has said, it is a double edged sword--you get more time for tennis but you start to miss the quality time you used to spend with your kids (or at least I do).