A space for hooping mothers to share their love of dance, family, and living joyfully.

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Latest Activity: Jun 16, 2015

Welcome Home!

As women who inhabit the dual worlds of possibility and responsibility, I think Mothers have a unique dance. It's the dance around a cluttered kitchen and the stride that carries a child, three hoops, and a backpack where they need to go. A Mother’s dance welcomes the moon and celebrates sunshine. The Mother’s dance teaches others to twirl.

So make your selves at home! Share your stories, inspirations, and suggestions. This group is brand new so we have plenty of space to explore. Feel free to start new discussion threads!


~Tangled Macrame

I'd like to take a moment to extend healing prayers to Willow, whose newborn son passed away earlier this week. Willow you a beautiful hooper, kind friend, and loving mother. My thoughts are with you and your family as you move through this sorrowful journey. May you find healing and comfort.

P.S There's a thread where you can introduce yourself and your family. You can use the "view all" discussion forum link to find this thread, if you don't see it here on the first page.

Discussion Forum

Single mom needing time to hoop

Started by Haylei Herbert. Last reply by Haylei Herbert Sep 20, 2013. 2 Replies

So I am a single mom with a 9 month old. I need ideas of how to hoop. I cant hoop in my house being that there is no room so I have to outside.. I have considered putting him in a Pack n Play outside… 

Tags: time, mom, single

Introduce your family

Started by Willow. Last reply by Haylei Herbert Sep 19, 2013. 103 Replies

Since we are all hoop mamas I think we should start out with the obvious.... kids and family.I am part of a polyamourous family including Rodger, Michelle, and myself. We have 5 children. Rodger 8,… 

Do hoopers choose unique names for their children?

Started by Shannon "Inertia" Sealey. Last reply by Aurora Skye Apr 4, 2013. 11 Replies

We are different, creative, special.... I believe there are more hoopers out there than me that like unique names. I am currently pregnant and have started the name brainstorm and can't help be love… 

Family Friendly Event!!

Started by Willow. Last reply by Shannon "Inertia" Sealey Jun 4, 2012. 7 Replies

Hey guys if you haven't heard I am hosting Midwest Hoop Fest this summer.The dates are June 25-28th, $50 per person, 12 and under free.At 175 acre Our Haven Nature Sanctuary in French Lick INWe have… 

Is it just mine? Kamikazi Kids

Started by Amber T. Last reply by spiralroot Jan 4, 2012. 9 Replies

Now, I know there is a bit of an adrenaline release when I hit that groove, that percfect twirl, wilst getting my spin on, even though I am not very all. But seriously?  My man  Mace?  He… 

Baby shower games

Started by Jamie (Nikkie) Cobb Jan 2, 2012. 0 Replies

Hello friends! I am throwing a baby shower for a friend ( hooper of course) and was wondering if anyone knew any hoop related shower activities..... I was thinking about having everyone draw there… 

New to hooping and I can't find the time to practice!

Started by Audrey John Melzer. Last reply by karla Dalnoki Dec 12, 2011. 7 Replies

We're not even that busy! And all I want is an hour a day, but it's so hard to find, or rather, demand. When I'm home with the littles, they gravitate toward my hoop or ask me for something or turn… 

Favorite Hoopers

Started by Tangled Macrame. Last reply by Annahoops Jul 11, 2011. 8 Replies

I know this is a frequent conversation, but I always LOVE hearing everyone's thoughts.So who are your favorite hoopers and why??? I'll post my favorites below because I can never get videos to embed… 

Tags: style, mamas, favorite, hoopers

Parenting Websites

Started by Tangled Macrame. Last reply by Heather Feb 21, 2011. 10 Replies

Please share your favorite websites for mothers, kids, and families. I'm kind of out of the loop on this one, but I bet you mamas have some great suggestions!

Tags: resources, networking, websites


Started by Tangled Macrame. Last reply by Winter Dec 9, 2010. 1 Reply

Wow! Thanksgiving is only two days away and the holiday season will "officially" be here. I love, love, love the holidays: baking, visiting family, making cards, singing songs. What do you love best… 

Tags: kwanzaa, holidays, thanksgiving, solstice, christmas

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Comment by Salali on September 22, 2009 at 10:27am
Yay! Congratulations Willow!!!

Comment by Jana from Ula Oopla land on August 26, 2009 at 11:53pm
Congratulations Willow! what a great news! Enjoy :)

Comment by Swivel Lass on August 26, 2009 at 4:13pm
Congrats Willow!! That's so awesome! One more to add to the homeschool scene!

Comment by Willow on August 26, 2009 at 12:02pm
OMG!!! I just found out this morning I am pregnant!!!!!
Comment by Takoda Rain on August 25, 2009 at 1:57pm
thank you!
Comment by Bonnie BonesInspired on August 25, 2009 at 1:47pm
What a beautiful photo Holly!
Comment by Takoda Rain on August 25, 2009 at 1:20pm
Did I already Introduce myself?
Lol I cant remember... Im such a scatter brain.
Im Holly, Im 22 and my husband Trent is 25. We have a magic 14 month old River child (above) :). Ive only been hooping for a couple months, but im in love.
Thanks for starting this group!!

Comment by Tangled Macrame on August 14, 2009 at 10:08am
New motherhood is a sleepy, weepy, big smiles time, for sure. Glad you liked the intro...and delight to have you as part of our group!
Comment by Bonnie BonesInspired on August 14, 2009 at 8:49am
Aww what a great group!
lol can you tell I'm a new momma? I got teary eyed at the description of the group! I'll check out some of the other stuff in here once the little one goes for a nap.
Happy Hooping everyone!

Comment by SaFire* on August 13, 2009 at 6:10pm
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