Tag: hockey mom

I was THAT mom... not proud, but not sorry

I know they’re only kids. I know it’s only a game. I also understand that hockey is a physical sport. But watching a kid get elbowed in the head and lifted off her skates while the ref ignores the blatant illegal hit… well that shit doesn’t fly. I am a Hockey mom. Both my son... Read more »

Playing a Travel Sport? 4 Things Your Young Athlete Should Do

There’s no doubt that travel sports are a huge commitment…not just for the athlete but the entire family. A commitment in both money and time. Missed school…missed work…hours at practices….hours on the road….not to mention tournament fees, team fees, gear, uniforms, and still all the laundry that goes with it. Coaches have expectations for competition... Read more »

My proudest moment of my son's team winning the NIHL hockey championship has nothing to do with what took place on the ice

Winning the championship cup is the goal for any sport. For most young athletes it’s their equivalent to raising the Stanley Cup or Commissioner’s Trophy. It turns a great season into an unforgettable one. This weekend, I watched my son and sixteen teammates create lifelong memories when they won the NIHL Bantam Gold A championship... Read more »
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