When they first brought home this new-style skateboard, the Ripstik, it had sprained ankles written all over it. I, who spent a good portion of my high school years on crutches, didn't want to see the same thing happen to my kids. But I don't think either one of them has ankles as skinny as mine. (Mine are like wrists).
I'm happy to report that within just a few days, both Willow and Camille learned how to work these two-wheeled contraptions and they've had a lot of fun with them. Even better, no sprains!
Michele VanOrt Cozzens is
the author of I’m Living Your Dream Life:
The Story of a Northwoods Resort Owner, The
Things I Wish I’d Said, A Line Between friends, It’s Not Your Mother’s Bridge Club. (McKenna Publishing Group). Irish Twins is her third novel and was released on August 15, 2010. She is a
former newspaper columnist and, along with her husband and two daughters, is
the owner/operator of Sandy Point Resort and Disc Golf Ranch in northern
Wisconsin, where they spend their summers. The remaining nine months are spent
in Tucson, Arizona, where their daughters attend school. She is the co-founder
of the non-profit organization HerBeware, which is dedicated to educating the
public about the potential dangers of unregulated herbs found in dietary
supplements. Profits from book sales have gone to this cause and to Breast