A few days ago, I overheard some parents in the arena talking and questioning if all the time and money that was spent in hockey (and other sports) knowing that the likelihood of our kid making it to NHL was next to impossible. This had me wondering the same thing, I mean hockey is an expensive sport, it takes up the majority of our weekends, squeeze in time for practices and it’s almost like a second career for many parents.
While my son’s goal and dream is to make it big and have his name called on NHL Draft Day – he knows that this goal is rare and challenging. The reasons my husband and I agreed to register our child for hockey was not to make the NHL. Yes, we support his rare dream and encourage him along the way. But, our encouragement is for the following things that we believe team sports will and have taught him about life
Read the full article as featured on The Geeky Mama Blog : Four Lessons My Son Learned From Hockey