Maddie has suddenly turned into a gymnast in her crib, something which I attribute to the fact that Heather and I have made her watch the Olympics ad nauseum. Maddie clearly wants to be the next Shawn Johnson, because whenever I put her down lately she flops about her crib like she’s going about her own little flooor exercise. Unfortunately, at this point she is not exactly sticking her landings.

Check out the following positions I recently found her in: 

Ouch. I don’t even want to know what score the Russian judge gave her for those.

She may not be an expert yet, but Maddie is nonetheless very proud of her gymastic skills:

Keep an eye out for Maddie in the 2024 Olympics!!!