Sunday, June 21, 2015

Ryder's First Mariners Game

Stewart is such an amazing dad, so I really wanted to surprise him with something fun for Father's Day. I thought it would be the perfect opportunity for Ryder's first Mariners game.
It was also Youth Baseball Day at Safeco Field, which meant we were able to take Ryder down to walk around the field, check out the dugouts, and even see some of the players as they warmed up.
It was a gorgeous day — perfect to be out at the ball game.


It was a big day for Ryder, and he was pretty tuckered out by the end. The game was also incredibly long, so he ended up taking a nap for a few innings later in the afternoon.
The M's didn't end up winning, unfortunately, and I don't particularly remember much of the game. Taking a toddler to a professional sporting event is always a challenge, but we did have a lot of fun despite spending the afternoon trying to keep Ryder under control. This is why I have no photos from during the actual game — I was too busy trying to stop Ryder as he attempted to eat sunflower seeds off the ground under our seats, bang his cup on the heads of the gentlemen in front of us, and go running down the steep cement steps in our section.
It was a bit of a juggling act.
I think Stew still had a good time though, and I hope he felt appreciated, because Ryder and I truly do think he's the best dad out there, and we can't imagine our lives without him. 
post signature


  1. Awww... What a special was to celebrate Father's Day!

  2. Great for you guys, another professional sports event! Like I posted on my blog, how do you do it??? I'm assuming only one of you can enjoy the game at a time, and maybe only a few minutes at a time ;). Happy belated Father's Day to him!

  3. How fun! Ryder has gotten to do a lot of awesome things for such a little guy! And that final picture is just too adorable!

  4. Awe how fun! That lil guy is just adorable! Well I am sure he enjoyed the experience, even if he is too little to take it all in. My son is 22 and has been obsessed with baseball since 8 yrs old, he played in college for two years and then gave it up for the last two. Great pictures and lovely post! Just curious, how did you create your signature with the little heart above...I tried doing this on canva and couldn't get it to work..techy and me are just NOT friends..:/ lol

  5. So freakin' adorable. Every last picture! And what a beautiful day to get to take him to the ballpark for the first time!! :)

  6. You guys are the cutest!!! This looks like such a blast.


Talk to me, Goose!