I will preface this post with one simple statement.
It is so easy to break your child. Now, I don’t mean physically. When Sydney was a baby, our pediatrician told us that babies are made of rubber, it is really hard to break them. (I won’t put that person’s name here because many of you might disagree and want to send hate mail). What I am getting at here is how dangerous our words are. The things that we say to our children can set them back years of development and haunt them into their adult years. It really is that big of a deal. Continue reading “5 Things You Should Never Say to Your Children”
I remember watching her perform in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Elisa and I watched the Olympics pretty closely that year as there were so many athletes that had such high expectations. However, on the American front, there were probably no two athletes who were being watched more closely than Johnson and Michael Phelps. Continue reading “Shawn Johnson – 8 years later”