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  1. J

    For Parents USAG Card

    It will be interesting to see if this new organization gets legs underneath them.
  2. J

    For Parents USAG Card

    Awe...thanks raenndrops, the YMCA is a fantastic organization, and a really great idea. :)
  3. J

    For Parents USAG Card

    Agreed!!! I don't think your kids are weird, I wonder how many athletes quit because they feel the pressure to complete. My daughter has expressed to me that she doesn't care if she ever competes again. But if we don't get the card, signaling she won't be competing, she might as well coach...
  4. J

    For Parents USAG Card

    In a word....yes. It all happened under the USAG umbrella.
  5. J

    For Parents USAG Card

    Thank you for your thoughtful answer, but I feel as though "mistakes" is an understatement. Really......how are we all "okay" with this? It makes me sick to my stomach, and the thought of going on their website and updating my daughter's card makes me want to cry.
  6. J

    For Parents USAG Card

    Sorry if this has already been discussed....but is there anyone out there as angry as I am to have to spend money on a USAG Card this year? This is one of the last organizations I would like to support, but here I am sending them my money on the remote chance my daughter will be able to complete...
  7. J

    WAG Friend Drama, Gymnastics related

    There are some who would argue you're only "doing" gymnastics until you "become" a gymnast at L8,9,10/Gold,Plat. In which case all parents in this scenario are wrong.... I say that tongue in cheek, but will this matter in 5 years? nope....help your daughter rise above this by ignoring it. Time...
  8. J

    For Parents a word about Jealousy

    Thank you flyaway, it's really the message I was trying to send. Coaches are doing a real disservice to parents when they are told other people are jealous of their kid. However, in the club where my children go, it's the standard reply to drama and In my experience, it can be very harmful. In...
  9. J

    For Parents a word about Jealousy

    This popped up as a meme in my FB “news” feed this weekend: The Moment You Start Elevating Is The Moment Your Circle Gets Smaller. It was posted by a mom whose sons are experiencing very good success in wrestling. This family is so invested in their sons’ successes that they have moved out of...