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I started this website when my 7-year-old son had only one shift in an entire game and I didn’t know how to deal with it.
OMHA Championship Novice 2010 February 2020 marks the 10th anniversary of our Hockey Mom community and website (my fourteenth year as a Hockey Mom, but it took me a few years to get going on our community). Our website, www.canadianhockeymoms.ca is in it’s third reincarnation. It started as Hockey Mom in Canada, and once the website was large enough and had enough followers, I was contacted by CBC lawyers letting me know I was infringing on their copyright, so change it, or else. So, we became Canadian Hockey Moms. Fitting really, because I...read more
Need the best songs for your Hockey Playlist? We have gathered your feedback of almost 400 songs!read more
Again this year my favourite online hockey supply store is partnering with us to provide Canadian Hockey Moms a chance to win some fantastic prizes in our Hockeyshot.com Christmas Giveaway! I love HockeyShot.com because of their fantastic selection, quality products, and quick delivery. Each year I stock up on hockey items both small and large. They have a great selection of stocking stuffers as well as skill-building products. This year you can choose from the HockeyShot Line-Up. This line provides hockey aids to help improve...read more
As Hockey Moms, it can feel that we spend half our lives on the road. Don’t get me wrong, it’s all worth it, and those car rides with our kids provide some of our most precious memories. But the number one comment I get from people without children in hockey is, “Wow, that’s a lot of driving”. Yes. It is. And that’s why I’m so excited to share with you an innovative new program being launched by RBC and Petro-Canada that could save Hockey Families, big time. Starting on October 31, 2017, Canadians will be able to save 3¢ per litre on fuel...read more
Each year, I get asked for the best ideas for year end coach’s gifts. There are so many gifts out there that can help to thank a coach and his/her staff throughout the year, but perhaps the best way to express gratitude is by simply saying “thank you”, or writing a thank you note. This year I wrote a thank you letter to my daughter’s tyke coach. It was published on ProSmartHockey.com and I think represents how a lot of us feel towards our children’s coaches at the end of the year. Have a read. Does this capture...read more
I had never been to Sioux Lookout, or Northwestern Ontario, for that matter. Yet here I was, working away in my hotel room when a friend posted a link on my Facebook Wall. “School hockey program in northern Ontario keeps kids in class and out of trouble: A school in Sioux Lookout Ontario has integrated hockey into it’s phys-ed curriculum, and attendance improved.” “Did you know I was in Sioux Lookout when you posted this for me?” I asked my friend. “No….why are you in Sioux Lookout?” She did not know. Just a strange coincidence with a big...read more
It’s casting call time again for the Amazing Race Canada! Do you think you have it in you to win it all? I’m convinced that a team of Hockey Moms will have what it takes to cross the finish line first. You need think about this, and here are some basics for casting: WHO: Canadians/permanent residents aged 19 and up (as of April 1 2016). in teams of 2 WHEN: Deadline to apply: MONDAY NOVEMBER 23 2015 @ 11:59PM ET HOW: All application info is online and that is where to submit: http://theamazingracecanadacasting.com WHAT:...read more
When the entire team and coaching staff leave the ice after a game without shaking hands, Matthew Marotta is being lauded as a hero and a shining example of courage and sportsmanship. Congratulations Matthew! You must have one proud Hockey Mom! Read...read more
From a Hockey Mom: “Here is another great example of how hockey should be…..it was our goalie who was hit…..classy move by an opposing player.” Read moreread more
This is hockey at his best. Watch one player help another in the true spirit of hockey. Read moreread more