The problem with Traditionitis
Ok. Just venting. I am appalled at somethings I see things in the children’s activity industry and I wonder what the heck is going on. Case in point: I see an advertisement for a local children’s activity franchise that shows a child doing a back bend, or what in gymnastics or yoga is known as…Read More
Having your child’s birthday party doesn’t need to be stressful (part 2)
Second part of the previous post. Now, when should we have this party? If the children at the party will be older than the age that needs naps then between 1 and 4 are the best times, parties should last about 2 hours unless you’re doing several activities and planning a whole day. If that is…Read More
Where did Gymnastics come from?
No one really knows when gymnastics started. There are cave drawings that date back thousands of years that depict tumblers and athletes performing what appears to be floor exercises. As recorded history tells, in the beginning (ancient Greece) the gymnasts of the time were actually wrestling. The combatants would perform dynamic exercises before engaging…Read More
Having your child’s birthday party doesn’t need to be stressful (part 1)
Another longer post, but bear with me and I hope you find it useful. Panic! Another year has gone by and your child wants a birthday party….again. If you are like us, we’ve had a party for our kids every year. At first it was more of a get together of our friends because our…Read More