Here's what I know about dance as I begin my fourth year of being on a mother-daughter dance team. Stretching is essential. Especially at your age. Jamming to "Look What you Made Me Do" prior to dance class is also essential. Boom! You walk in ready to go! You high-five Coach! You think you can … Continue reading Dance Year Four, Day One
Innocence removed, not by choice. You, sir, are an asshole. Continue reading...
The chances of me ever being invited back to sit in the audience at a recreational dance recital is slim. Of course, this isn’t the official word from my daughter’s dance studio but based on how darling daughter reacted I’m certainly banned. Here’s the thing. My daughter isn’t a rec dancer but they did three … Continue reading So Be It: The Dismantling of the Innocent Recreational Dance Audience…and Grandma
Darling daughter's birthday was last week and we needed an easy craft to add to the evening's festivities. This was super easy and the girls loved it! We cut up a box as our drop cloth and said a little prayer to the flooring gods they didn't drip craft paint on the new floor. They … Continue reading Painted Flower Pots Craft
Everyone who has survived two seasons of mother-daughter dance raise your hand if you're able. I'll wait. That's right. Me. I did. My daughter did. We started Season Three with a bang and by bang I mean she's already rolling her eyes at me, I've already bounced her entire body to the floor off my … Continue reading Mother-Daughter Dance, Year Three, Day Three
I'm improving. Coach says. Actually, no, it's just that daughter is learning to get out of the way. I only stepped on her teeny little pinky toe once last night. She said it didn't hurt... That other mom, the one in front of me...she can sway her hips when we do that step-turn-pivot-something. When I … Continue reading Mother-Daughter Dance Class, Day 4 – The Boob Bump
Daughter jumped in jubilation when I suggested my feet were healthy enough to try dance class. It started tonight and following my first-ever dance class I think it might be worth blogging.Here goes. First-hand experience, first-time dancer.Walk in with 7 other moms and various aged daughters. Shortest person there is 2. I envy her perfected … Continue reading Mother-Daughter Dance Class, Day One