MassMutual and the NHL created this first campaign to share inspiring stories about that commitment and crown one mother as the recipient of the first "NHL Most Valuable Hockey Mom
In 2008, vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin introduced herself to the world as a "hockey mom
." The Alaska governor and mother of five including an infant immediately set off a fierce debate over whether a mother with young children should put them through the rigors and public scrutiny of a national campaign.
In "Home Ice: Reflections of a Reluctant Hockey Mom
", with equal parts humour and anguish, Abdou charts a full season of life as an Atom-level hockey mom
, from summer hockey camp to the end-of-season tournament.
Future guests so far include a nationally certified golf fitness trainer, a beekeeper, and a Naperville field hockey mom
Goldie is relieved that her hockey mom
days are over.
We got a big boost when we started advertising in Let's Play Hockey newspaper; suddenly every hockey mom
in Minnesota wanted UGGs.
As she raised her family she enjoyed numerous roles, including Cub Scout den mother, PTA & Union president, drum corps & hockey mom
chauffeur, artistic creator of beautiful birthday and wedding cakes, co-planner of wonderful extended family gatherings and family vacations, but her true vocation and passion was that of wife & mother.
His motivation is driven, in part, because the drive-by shooting also took the life of an innocent bystander, a hockey mom
and pediatric nurse who volunteered at an inner city clinic.
Whatever else you may think of Sarah Palin, Senator John McCain's running mate in the 2008 US Presidential election - and she is a divisive figure in US politics - she is famous for the following quip in her first public speech as vice presidential candidate, "You know, they say the difference between a hockey mom
and a pit bull?
Politician Sarah Palin (above) was invited to drop the first puck at a Flyers-Rangers game but despite - or perhaps because of - a message that said "Flyers fans, show Philadelphia's class and welcome America's No.1 hockey mom
, Sarah Palin", fans booed her mercilessly.
Lorna Schultz Nicholson is a hockey mom
and children's author who has published picture books, middle-grade and young-adult fiction, and non-fiction sports books.
I think one left to go," "You can put lipstick on a pig; it's still a pig," "Yes, we can!" and his famous response to Joe the Plumber, "I think when you spread the wealth around, it's better for everybody." Palin's doll makes statements like "You can actually see Russia from here, from an island in Alaska," "What is the difference between a hockey mom
and a pit bull?