Tag Archives: Sports

Dealing with hockey cuts

This is my 9 year old son’s 3rd year of playing hockey. He started at the 7 and 8s level and we got to watch his quick transformation from the awkward kid on the team who could barely stay on … Continue reading

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The Ping Pong Table

Last December, I finally got the kids a ping pong table for the basement.  Ok, you got me, it wasn’t exactly for the kids, it was more for me.  I love ping pong and always wanted a table. So here … Continue reading

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My Crazy Saturday

Today was crazy!  With 3 young boys, chaos is the norm in my household.  With 3 young boys in sports, this chaos takes on a whole new meaning.  Take this morning for instance… Kenyan had an 8:15am hockey practice but … Continue reading

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My Kids Are Just Too Nice For Their Own Good

We had our kids’ parent teachers meeting last week and as suspected, the teachers had glowing remarks about the two older boys. “Absolutely angel”, said one.  “So well-behaved.”  Their one knock?  They are so well-behaved that they would not dare … Continue reading

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Son, You Stunk Up The Joint But You Had Fun

Yesterday, I cringed as I watched my 7 year-old son play ball hockey with his team. My inside voice yelled, “Come on Mik! Hustle!” But it’s not cool to yell at kids’ games. Or is it? Anyways I didn’t. I … Continue reading

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That Soccer Season

The dreaded soccer season is here again!  Amie and I have a love hate relationship with it.  We love that it gives the boys a chance to get out and play with other kids but with three boys who are … Continue reading

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There’s no such thing as ‘Writer’s Block’ when you blog about kids

Last week I did not attempt even one blog.  I couldn’t come up with anything that was interesting enough to share.  Yes, the boys were still cute and said and did funny stuff but nothing that I considered blog-worthy.  At … Continue reading

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Re-inventing The Wheel

A few days ago, I was reminiscing about ‘back home’.  With this prolonged winter, I do that a lot.  One of the things I had fond memories of was playing with ‘rollers’ as a kid, also called Hoop Rolling. A … Continue reading

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Neverending Winter Causing Chaos In Home

This extended cold spell is wreaking havoc on the family.  Our kids are going stir crazy and we are at the end of our ropes.  Ok, maybe it’s not that bad.  Maybe Mommy and Daddy are the stir crazy ones … Continue reading

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Winter to-dos not done.

Last fall I had lofty aspirations to use the long months of winter to my advantage.  I wanted to engage in fun activities that would make the winter go by quickly.  Learning to skate was one of the big ones. … Continue reading

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