It’s a Start – #ValuesinSport

It’s a Start – #ValuesinSport

This week True Sport and the Canadian Centre for Ethics and Sport (CCES) hosted “The Values Proposition: Strengthening Sport in Canada” #ValuesinSport.  A summit forum to share the findings of a cross country tour through five cities discussing with Canadians the need...
We lost!!! Or Did We??

We lost!!! Or Did We??

Minto Cup 2018 in Calgary has come to a close and I would be remiss in not closing off this blog series, especially with a loss.  What an exciting tournament for lacrosse and our family! Picture this-  Bruce and Wayne’s two families coming together for a fun weekend...
Emotional Resilience, you can never have too much!

Emotional Resilience, you can never have too much!

Game 1 of the Minto Cup on Tuesday was riveting.  Brampton led the game for the first half of the game only by two goals.  And then the penalties started, and boom. They are trailing by two.  You can just image the emotions of both teams, coaches and even the referees...
“Wake Up!”

“Wake Up!”

I have to admit, I would cringe when I would hear people yelling “Wake Up!” at my kids’ hockey and lacrosse games. My skin would literally crawl. Little did I know it was exactly what I needed to do. So, WAKE UP! I did. Or, I am at least trying to do. My solution?...
Talking about yelling

Talking about yelling

A poignant message for hockey parents everywhere from a couple of hockey moms. Melanie Wanless has a very Canadian story behind her business. And she hopes to change some parts of Canadian sports culture with it. “Guilty pleasure, a beer, Friday night and What Not to...