Point your toes! How to help when your gymnast can’t.

Point your toes! It seems like its a simple thing to do, right? Well, it took 5 seasons of competition for me to understand that it’s not always that simple. My gymnast was working so hard, but her scores never seemed to reflect that. It was only after the word “prehab” for injury prevention peaked… Continue reading Point your toes! How to help when your gymnast can’t.

Essential oils to the test

What better place to put essential oils to the test than gymnastics? Check out my post here for essential oils for gymnasts. However, putting essential oils to the test right alongside the gymnasts can be the coaches. They have an extremely physically demanding job, often with the background of being a gymnast themselves. Their bodies… Continue reading Essential oils to the test

Turning gymnastics into homeschool curriculum

When I started homeschooling, I was afraid to stray from a pre-made curriculum. I was worried about missing something vital in my kids education. Over the years, I have learned how much more effective interest led learning can be. And many interests can be stretched to cover several subjects. My girls love their sport. Here’s… Continue reading Turning gymnastics into homeschool curriculum

Dance Recital ready

It’s recital season! If you’re like our gymnastics family, we ramp up the fun and get crazy busy for recital season. Check out my post here for why dance is so helpful for gymnastics. Here are some tips we use to be dance recital ready. Are your costumes dance recital ready? At the studios my… Continue reading Dance Recital ready