Posts Tagged ‘Raising Boys’

Top Gifts for Tween Boys and Nerf Giveaway!

While it’s been hard to get my Christmas mojo going, one thing that I do love to do is spoil my kiddos at the holidays. As they get older, I find it really challenging to; a. afford the things they want and stick to our budget b. find something they don’t already have  Almost tween […] Read more…

Best Hockey Mom Memes

It’s fun to laugh at yourself right? Take a look at the ridiculousness of your life? \ Or at least that’s what people say. So, that’s exactly what happened the other day when I was looking for something on Pinterest (I know, addictive, right?) and actually doing some hockey holiday shopping (shocker!) and came across […] Read more…

To my son on his 12th birthday

To Ty, now that you are twelve,  I’ve just texted you a message and realized…holy crap are you getting old!  With each passing year, I find that the things I love most about you are becoming recognized by everyone around you. Your kind and gentle nature with younger kids, your ability to make everyone laugh […] Read more…

A Hockey Mom’s Truth About Rep Hockey

Oy Vey…what have we done! The last few months have been a huge learning curve as we entered this hockey season as a new rep hockey family. We are incredibly proud of Jayden for wanting to try out with so many of his buddies and then making the Novice AE team for the Richmond Hill Stars! He […] Read more…

I’m Ready to Talk About ADHD

The other day, I read this amazingly honest and poignant article about coming to terms with a daughter who has a learning disability and it hit very close to home. I decided to comment on a friend’s Facebook share, not really realizing that everyone could see that I wrote “hits. close. to. home“. A few other friends jumped […] Read more…

Top 5 Hockey Movies for Kids on Netflix

We’ve been literally binge-watching hockey movies for kids. Yup, I’m a proud hockey mom and now that Jayden is in rep hockey, our lives revolve around the crazy practice and game schedule! I’m not sure if I was fully informed about what life in rep hockey would mean for our family. We’ve spent a fortune […] Read more…

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