Monthly Archives: August 2014

Tastes Like Chicken

I felt like a junior stock analyst getting up to give Warren Buffett investing advice.

There’s No Need to Yell When You’re the One with the Gun

You know that moment when you hear the roar of a siren and see the flash of the blue light in your rear view mirror? Yeah, that moment. One Sunday morning when I ran out to do what I thought would be a few quick and peaceful errands before I could enjoy the rest of […]

How HAPPY Teaches

A few months back, the staff at JAG Gym collaborated making a video in honor of International Day of Happiness to Pharrell’s “HAPPY.” It was a fun, off-the-cuff project that evolved organically and with no real purpose but to celebrate being happy. We sent to our community and posted on YouTube as well as our […]

The Third Time is Not The Charm

You can neither walk through the entryway of my home right now nor can you find a place to sit in the living room. In fact, if you were to come into my house at this moment you might take one look at the amount of overturned clothing, scattered shoes, random assortment of towels, toiletries […]

15 Things to Consider When Choosing a Sports Program

It’s that time of year. Time to sign up your child for new activities. Here are some things to consider before taking the plunge: Who wants to do the sport? You or your child? Is enrolling in this activity going to be more of an enhancement to or more of a stressor in the lives […]

A Dangerous Dozen: Misguided Ideas of Well-Meaning Gym Parents

With tuitions that can approximate a car payment each month, missed family dinners and weekends lost to travelling to remote locations to sit inside a gym or hotel convention center eating over priced hot dogs and too many brownies, no one can doubt that gymnastics parents are among the most dedicated sports parents. The dollars, […]

The Power to Destroy and The Power to Heal

They have the ability to damage, devastate and even destroy.   They can stay forever taunting and torturing. They possess the power to obscure light and obliterate hopes. They can annihilate those they touch. They have the ability to guide, grow and give affirmation. They can stay forever enriching and encouraging. They posses the power to […]