Friday, November 13, 2009

Venturing forth....

On her own. For the first time ever, LadyBug, one of my twins, is doing something on her own. She is starting ballet class.

This was no easy decision - she had to give up gymnastics, which she loves very much. But she has had this idea for a few months now. Ballet is her thing.

I took her to a class to try it out and it was probably the cutest thing I've ever seen. She was younger than the other girls, and it turned out that all the other girls had at least a year of dance already. But she did it all - when Miss Diane would put her in a position, she wouldn't move. She held the position. She watched the teacher and the other girls and figured things out. In the end, even the teacher was impressed and said that she could do this class if she wanted to (and skip the intro class). So this weekend we will buy her ballet slippers and leotard and on Tuesday she will be venturing forth to her first activity without her twin.

Saturday, November 7, 2009

Angel, Witch, and Ballerina - Oh My!

Here is a "proud mama" moment - this year for Halloween my three girls not only chose what they wanted to be early on and stuck to it, but each girl was something different and individual to her.

My eldest, QueenBee, was an angel - all white and gold and glittery. She strolled about in her long while gown as if she owned the place. And I bet you've never seen an angel pushing everyone else out of the way to be in front of the pack to say "Trick-or-treat"!!

LittleBug chose to be a witch - and not just any witch, but one with a black boots, a broom with black and purple ribbons, and of course, black lipstick. She made the best "witchy" faces and relished the scariness of herself.

Her twin, LadyBug, was a ballerina. She was true to her heart - she has wanted to take dance now for months and dances around the house, Trader Joe's, or wherever. With her hair in a bun, makeup on her face and the pink leotard it was like seeing into the future. She positively glowed!
An angel, a witch, and a ballerina - how perfect is that?