I never really wanted to be a dance mom. As the mother of three daughters, I figured it would be inevitable that at least one of them… Read more “Life of a Fake Dance Mom”
Two years ago my littlest daughter decided she wanted to become a dancer. I had successfully avoided dance mom status with the other two girls as they had both leaned (or were pushed) toward sports like soccer and basketball. My youngest, however, was determined to resist my shoves no matter how pink her cleats and shin guards were.
Back in the fall I wrote about my youngest daughter’s entrance into the world of dance. You can read it here. A soccer mom through and through,… Read more “The Reluctant Dance Mom (Part 2)”
As a child I was extremely awkward and clumsy from the moment I started walking. My mother claims she was concerned I would seriously hurt myself since… Read more “The Reluctant Dance Mom”
When we were a family of four with two rough and tumble boys who had no interest in formal dance training, I didn’t even allow myself to… Read more “Just Dance”
I played clarinet for 15 years. I could carry a decent tune on it but ehh I definitely wasn’t applying for Julliard. I took a piano class… Read more “Dance class? It’s a matter of integrity.”