For whatever reason, this fall our whole family has watched "Dancing With the Stars" together. We recorded it and waited until Aub was home from college and could watch it together. Thank you, DWTS folks, for making the finale this week, when she was home and we could watch it LIVE--something we never do. #wedonotdocommercialswell… Continue reading And the Winner Is…..
This afternoon I sat waiting, while first one and then another of my littles attended their gymnastics classes. I was struck not for the first time by the enthusiasm of one particular little girl. These few weeks of the summer session have been her very first ballet classes, and all signs point to her future… Continue reading pink tutus and passing years
Cooter recently got a new CD. He is convinced that listening to it helps him get his Math done quicker and easier. Me, not so much, but at least he doesn't WHINE while he's doing his math, so hey, I'm all for it. Studying to music is a technique his oldest sister uses, and it… Continue reading Dancing With Myself
Some days life is hard. Not because of what has happened, but because of what could happen. All the coulds and mights and maybes and what ifs. Those can pile up on a soul and wear her slap out. This soul anyway. I'm tired, y'all. Between a headache for days and those doggone what ifs… Continue reading The Weight of Worries and Woes
It has been a busy week. The littles had their last dance and gymnastics classes on Tuesday evening. I will miss the little community we have built the past ten months among ourselves--us dance parents. I will miss catching up on the week and visiting and just being with these good people whom I've grown… Continue reading Tumbling, Tap, and Tears