For the past several years veteran hockey mom Christie Casciano's monthly Hockey Mom columns have been required reading for the half million readers of USA Hockey Magazine. Drawing on her twenty years in the youth hockey trenches, she brings a wit and wisdom that comes with spending countless hours in the rink. Mixing in a little cutting humor and some good old-fashioned motherly advice, her articles speak to and for grizzled veterans and newcomers to the sport alike.
My Kids Play Hockey is a compilation of Christie's work. Some of her topics include:
Back to School, Back to Hockey: Getting Ready for a Fresh Season
How to Act Like an Adult at a Youth Hockey Game
Organizing Your Hockey Household
Valuable Lessons Learned during a Losing Season
Striking a Balance between being Coach and a Parent
Whether your kid shoots a puck, kicks a soccer ball or swings a baseball bat, Christie's sound and sage advice should be required reading for all sports parents. Because when it comes to keeping your head in the game, this mother definitely knows best.
My Kids Play Hockey
Essential Advice for Every Hockey Parent
By Christie Casciano Burns
7 August 2018
6.00 x 9.00in.
black and white original illustrations.
About the author
Christie Casciano Burns is hockey mom and a television news anchor in Syracuse, New York. She has been an award-winning reporter and anchor for WSYR-TV since 1986 and also provides morning news updates for the popular B104.7 country radio station. She is the author of two children's books about hockey. Christie lives with her family in Syracuse, New York.