Climbing the Rope

I enrolled Stella at a new gymnastics school. This school is for the serious gymnast. She is actually starting to do drills, tricks and being tested on her skills. Very serious stuff. One thing they do every week is climb up a rope that goes all the way from the floor to the ceiling. Did …

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Is My Baby A Future Olympian?

As I have mentioned before, Stella loves gymnastics and has been going to a weekly class since she was 1-1/2.  We have been watching the Olympics all weekend and I have to admit, I sometimes wonder if Stella has Olympic potential.  Now, I would never go all "stage-mom" on my daughter (I experienced that enough …

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Weekly Gym Class – A Pretty Cool Progression to Watch

Since Stella was about 1-1/2 years old, we have been going to the Little Gym of West Seattle for a weekly gymnastics class. It started with me participating in the class with Stella, and included 45 minutes of playtime integrated with actual gymnastics skills.  The kids toddled around from station to station, hanging on bars, …

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