Category Archives: Buddy

We need a hobby…

We seriously need a hobby.  We spent 6.5 total hours at the ice arena last Sunday.  All three kids are now playing hockey.  I was there from 915am – 11am with just Tim and Squeaky…and then all 5 of us … Continue reading

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Buddy’s at camp!

Buddy has been at camp since Sunday!!  In 12 hours, he will be home sweet home…and probably wishing he was back at camp!  I am hoping he had the week every kid dreams about…the week you see on TV and … Continue reading

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Sportsmanship: Part 2

If you read Part 1 of this you can probably guess I am less than thrilled with some of Buddy’s soccer teammates.  This team consists of 5th and 6th graders, so you have “first year players” and you have “second … Continue reading

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Can you feel it?

Someone once asked me “Are you giving your children a magical childhood?”  I couldn’t really answer at the time, because I hadn’t really thought about it before.  What they meant was “what are you doing to make your kids childhood … Continue reading

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A day of greatness!

Great day…full of surprises.  Happy surprises.  Good surprises.  Things that shouldn’t be surprises, but in reality, they were surprises. First off…Bug gets 4th in the cross country race during her field day!  Way to go, Bug!!  This wasn’t just her … Continue reading

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Sportsmanship: part 1

What is good sportsmanship?  Kidshealth.org describes it as “Good sportsmanship is when teammates, opponents, coaches, and officials treat each other with respect. Kids learn the basics of sportsmanship from the adults in their lives, especially their parents and their coaches. … Continue reading

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Hockey Hair?

Urbandictionary.com defines Hockey Hair as “long , untamed hair usually capped with a hat with wings of hair flowing and curling up from under it. This hair flows easily out of hockey helmets and is becoming popular throughout hockey players … Continue reading

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Outdoor Hockey!!

I have lived in MN most of my life…yet I had NEVER seen an outdoor hockey game until today!  And what a great MN day it was!  The weather…PERFECT!!  32 degrees…yes, that is PERFECT!!  We were warm, we were happy, … Continue reading

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Marshmallow shooter?

It’s the one thing at craft fairs that you know will be there, will be over priced, and will be the coveted item from all boys, big and small.  We had never given in to Buddy, always thought we would … Continue reading

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He Shoots, He SCORES…

He Snores?? Buddy had his first hockey scrimmage of the year this weekend.  It was AMAZING!  He got the breakaway, he skated ahead of the pack.  As he neared the goal I got quite nervous.  It seemed just a little … Continue reading

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