Air Force College Meet…

On Saturday we got to go down to the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs with Leighton. Originally he was suppose to have a meet down there but the meet filled up super quick and his team didn’t make it in. We heard that there was a college meet and decided to head down anyway…

First Meet of the Season…

On Sunday Leighton had his first gymnastics meet of the season. it was the big home meet too which was fun because my parents came to watch and so did Leighton’s good friend Kieran. And being the first meet of the season it went like one would expect, some good things and some rough things…

2019 Level 4 State Gymanstics Meet

Also on Saturday we had Leighton’s Colorado State Gymnastics Meet. He has worked really hard this first season of gymnastics and grown and developed so much. It has been a lot of fun to watch him get stronger and more confident. But I was still super nervous all day leading up to the meet. I’m…

First JO Meet…

Last weekend Leighton had his first Junior Olympic level 4 gymnastics meet. He made the team at the end of the summer and was really excited about his first meet. The only thing he wasn’t looking forward to was being in front of everyone in his shorts. They are a little on the short side…

Hard Work Paying Off…

When we moved last year Leighton started at a new gymnastics place. He grew a ton over the past year at his new place. He was on the XCEL team in the fall and spring which was a lower pressure more recreational team that he really enjoyed. In the spring he learned that he was…

Bow-Lay

So as you may recall I decided to take an adult beginning ballet class last fall. And I had a blast. The class stopped for the summer and I have missed it. Not only did I learn a lot and have fun, but my running and overall fitness got better (enough that I noticed the…

Mommy and Me Gymnastics

On Thursday mornings you can find me and Caedmon in the van headed to “nastics” as he calls it. On the way I often ask him “Caedmon, what are we going to do at gymnastics today?” To which he replies in his 2 year old voice “ummm, go down slide, do butterfly and jump in…

Handstand ABCs

A couple of years ago when I was pregnant with Caedmon I enrolled Leighton in gymnastics at our local recreation center. It was actually “Mommy and Me” gymnastics which is a lot of fun when one is 7 months pregnant. I did it because Leighton was very timid and hesitant climbing and exploring and very…