Tag Archives: Tae Kwon Do

Tae Kwon Do – Cultivating Strength

For my son’s reference and strength of Body, Mind and Spirit, FWIW:                

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Taegeuk Il Jang – Tae Kwon Do Form #2

May 2016 Having learned the Tae Kwon Do form “Chung- Ji” as a white belt, Gavin earned his yellow belt and is now tasked with learning “Taegeuk Il Jang” (which I just found out means “Heaven and Light“):   Some terminology: … Continue reading

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Supper SNAFU

Wednesday, March 16th 2016 After Gavin’s Tae Kwon Do class on Wednesdays, it’s almost kids’ bedtime but we still need to eat.  Back at home on this night, Daddy was going to feed CJ early and get her to bed, … Continue reading

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Many Times a Million

March 11th-ish, 2016 Ya parenting is tough.  And sometimes it is so very rough:   So, things with Gavin –while typically sensationally awesome– have sometimes been stupidly rough.  I’ll spare the details but suffice it to say it has involved … Continue reading

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Gavin Sparring at Tae Kwon Do

January 7th & 14th – 2016 Gavin begins this year in a new Tae Kwon Do class, having moved up from “Little Tigers” through “Advanced Tigers” and on to “Level I.”   The class we attend has a mix of levels together, … Continue reading

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HALLOWEEN 2015 – The Day Before

Friday,  October 30th 2015 You’d never know it’s only the day BEFORE Halloween, starting with the Halloween Party at School:   Gavin and Miles test out their Sparring Ninja & Gladiator costumes, while the Ladybug and Warrior Girl snuggle.  Or … Continue reading

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NO THEY’RE NOT

Monday, August 3rd 2015, TMI continued In the wake of getting them GONE, I indulged in the extraordinary pleasure of a grownup social visit with a friend, SANS kids. Well sort of, since it was to visit my treasure of … Continue reading

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