Blog — Parenting Gymnastics
Hey, Mom. We see you. You’re up late, washing loads of lycra, and those stinky, chalk-covered shorts, leggings, leotards and sweatshirts. You know how to care for sore muscles, rips, and grips. You know the quick braid, the competition hairdo, and the the just-get-your-hair-up sweaty ponytail.
The wish we send up this Mother’s Day is for all of the parents and grandparents, caregivers and supporters out there to connect with something that inspires you.
Whether you're getting ready for back-to-in-person-school, or looking ahead to summer camp, stock up on our $15 Face Mask 3-packs, in solids and prints your kids want to wear. Plus, we'll partner with your PTA to fundraise through mask sales.
This International Women's Day, Team Destira celebrates women's achievements, amd commits to raising awareness against bias, and taking action for equality. We #choosetochallenge. Will you join us?
Self-love is an important aspect of gymnastics training. Read this Guest Post from Anna Kojac, M.Ed, about why self love is important and how can parents and coaches foster self-love in gymnasts for resiliency and determination for a lifetime.
In this guest post, Gena Abong shares the story of her daughter's introduction to gymnastics at a birthday party, falling in the love with the sport, and finding a gym that meets her training needs and wants right where they are. Thank you for sharing your story, Gena! Love at First Flip Jennalyn is a 9-year-old gymnast living in California. This...
Off-days — when you can't believe you ever loved this sport that is so mentally and physically challenging, and think you might be better suited to badminton instead — are part of gymnastics. Quit, if that's right for you, but not when you're down. Today Guest Contributor Laura Battle shares her story about encouraging her gymnast to persevere after a bad day at practice.
Guest writer Anna shares her story of a big perspective shift in how she shows up for her 10-year-old gymnast.
Our Project Manager Janine’s face masks are disappearing faster than single socks in a clothes dryer and she needs your advice. Read our latest blog post for what she’s tried already and share your strategies for family face mask storage, while she looks under the kids’ beds…again!
Whether or not you’re back to the gym this summer, there are plenty of hours in a day to keep building strength and stamina while having fun. Try these activities with a sibling, parent, or friend. Create a leader board and track your progress over time for some friendly competition!
We’re all really earning that Mother of The Year Award this year, aren’t we? Fellow Mothers, we see you, we appreciate you, we salute you. For adapting to whatever your “new normal” looks like today. We're so grateful to be on your team.