The Gallery: A Celebration

9 Dec 2009


This isn’t the best photograph (because of the shadows and its a bit out of focus) but I love what it symbolizes.  This was the night that Curly passed his Yellow Belt at Kickboxing which was his first belt!!  We were really proud of him and he was so proud of himself, he couldn’t wait to get back to it and start training for his next belt. 

Hubby, Curly and myself began kickboxing as a family to help Curly to gain a bit of self-confidence.  He was having trouble at school with some over-zealous kids who decided his face didn’t fit.  It was fun for the three of us to do something together, unfortunately 6 weeks into it I fell down the stairs at home and badly sprained my ankle – then I fell pregnant with Beanie Boy so I haven’t been back since.

Curly has since achieved his orange belt too but due to the house move he and Hubby haven’t been back for a while.  They are hoping to start again in the new year!


  • Claire

    December 1, 2010 at 2:27 pm

    Hey looks chuffed to bits, and so he should be – it takes alot to stand up there and be graded. I guess that it is a similar proceedure to Tae Kwon Do?? My boy (11) is a Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do, so can imagine just how proud Curly is feeling. WELL DONE Curly, remember you were the one that put all the effort in to get the grade x

  • steph andrews

    December 1, 2010 at 6:58 pm

    congratulations william!! what an achievement and nice to see something involving the whole family. I best watch out for the karate chops when we next visit!!x

    1. mummymatters

      December 1, 2010 at 10:04 pm

      Thanks!! I think he’s looking forward to getting back into it xx

  • Jo

    December 2, 2010 at 3:55 am

    awwww bless him, he looks so proud of himself.
    Well done Curly xx

  • SeaThreePeeO

    December 2, 2010 at 5:07 pm

    Well done Curly! xxx

    1. mummymatters

      December 4, 2010 at 10:30 pm

      Thank you xx

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