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Hockey Mom Summer

As we get back to school, and of course back to hockey, it’s time for me to get my butt back to blogging.  Besides, as it turns out I have a fan…some hockey guy actually gave me a shout out … Continue reading

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Hockey Mom Fashion Police and Turning 35

I don’t have to tell you the appropriate attire for a youth hockey game, we’ve been over that ad nauseum (jeans, cute boots, cute coat, spirit scarf)…but as I have some spare time tonight I thought I’d talk fashion in general.  I know … Continue reading

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The Story of Us

Last night I told my husband I would go straight from work to meet Grandma and the kids at, (where else?) an ice rink.   He had signed the two younger kiddos up for some clinic and worked out a deal … Continue reading

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The Crazy Elite or Select Your Crazy

The past few months have presented themselves with a few opportunities for the kids outside of <gasp>…hockey.  Nick seems to be some kind of ovreacheiver and is pretty good at lacrosse and  sailing. Lately he keeps being invited to participate in … Continue reading

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Let Sleeping Blogs Lie

This was advice I saw recently on Twitter as part of a mom blog chat… well to be clear, basically half of Twitter is one big mom blog chat, but I believe this was a Twitter “event” with the purpose … Continue reading

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NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Quarterfinals at Gillette Stadium

This morning I packed up the hot hockey mom Odyssey and hit up the double header of lacrosse at Foxborough.  The kids and I tailgated with a bunch of families from our local league and did the whole “lacrosse community” thing.  We … Continue reading

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Battle Hymn of the Hockey Mom~ Part 2

“What Chinese parents understand is that nothing is fun until you’re good at it.” – Amy Chua, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother When I read this I thought of my kids.  My son hates to lose at hockey (I … Continue reading

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Battle Hymn of the Hockey Mom~ Part 1

Recently I’ve been following a blog called Playing to Win which discusses competitive activities for children, from chess prodigies to pageant princesses.  It made me start to wonder about the competitive nature of hockey moms- is it truly as pure as freshly zambonied ice, as I’ve … Continue reading

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Hockey Mom Social

 A friend of mine asked me to explain why hockey people hang out in such a tight crowd.  The simple answer is that there are three things hockey parents love to do: eat, drink and talk about hockey, and it’s easier … Continue reading

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Hockey Hair

It’s lacrosse season and everyone is talking about “flow”…the long hair that hangs below the helmet.  But long before there was flow (in our house it was, like, a few months ago in hockey season) there was hockey hair.  We … Continue reading

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