News — safe sport

Ferda Boys

Posted by Michelle Anderson on

Ferda Boys

I pulled into my driveway yesterday afternoon, and as I was getting out of my car, I noticed one of my friends pull up and roll down her window.  I got to pet her cute little doggy, and we caught up because we hadn’t seen each other in a while, but when I went in the house, I just broke down crying.  I realized I was wearing the same clothing I wore this weekend, and it was Wednesday.  I have been in survival mode for so long that I have just slowly stopped self care.  I have been thinking about...

Read more →

The View

Posted by Michelle Anderson on

The View

I recently joined a hockey mom group thinking, well, honestly, I don’t know what I was thinking now.  I would not sit anywhere near many of them at a game after seeing some of the things they are saying on social media.  They are definitely not my people.  There were so many posts complaining about referees, and look, I get it.  I’ve been pretty mad during a few games in my time, but the honest truth is it didn’t affect the outcome.  We didn’t lose any games because of the referees.  We didn’t win any either, and if you think...

Read more →

It Only Takes One

Posted by Michelle Anderson on

It Only Takes One

‘Boys of junior hockey or college age aren’t exactly known for making the best decisions ever, and with everything else going on in the world right now, everyone is trigger happy.  With seasons starting to get rolling, those rookie fines and rookie dinners are happening.  This junior hockey court is usually news to the rookie parents, and depending on where they are coming from and where their player is playing, they might even be experiencing a little sticker shock.  Throw in a rookie dinner, and that might just send someone over the edge. Now, I get it.  I’m a single...

Read more →