Gymnasts: Keep Going!
In honor of National Girls and Women in Sports Day I share with you this amazing blog post by Molly Fletcher, My Letter to Every Girl Who Plays Sports (and Her Parents)
“I see you running your heart out on the field and court, your braids bobbing, your face all kinds of determined to win. You love to play and win, and each time gives you a reason to stick with your sport. That’s your competitive heart—the desire to be the best. And I see your parents on the sidelines, pulling for you so hard, and sometimes the pressure that creates in a family…” (continue reading here).
I cannot stress Molly’s terrific advice enough:
For as she so eloquently states: “…the courage, strength and character gained through sports participation are the very tools girls need to become the confident leaders of tomorrow, and we love the you that you are becoming.”