We have an action packed few days ahead. All of which are centered around our Maya girl. Thursday is her Playgroup Birthday celebration, Friday is her actual Birthday, Saturday is her Ballet recital and Sunday is Maya’s Fancy Rose Party – An exciting time for an almost 5 year old Girl. With all that is […]
With Maya’s love of Dance, it was only a matter of time before I took her to see The Nutcraker Ballet. This year she was finally old enough! I wanted to take her to a traditional version and so bought tickets for George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker by the New York City Ballet. I had heard great […]
As a parent I feel part of my role is to help my children learn new skills and discover what brings them joy. If both of these things can be combined, then there is a sense of parental accomplishment. Seeing Maya return to Ballet today, and start Tap dancing has been all about this. Maya […]
Today was an exciting day for Maya. All summer long we have been looking forward to Ballet sign-on, and it finally has rolled around. This season Maya is studying combined Ballet and Tap Dancing, and so today we bought her first pair of tap shoes. Maya tried them on (and tried them out) at the […]
A BIG weekend for us, starting with Maya’s Ballet Concert. It was the 10th Anniversary of Terrace Dance Studio and because so they had gone to effort to make it especially fancy. The concert was held in the auditorium of Bishop Ford School as it has been since the first production. Maya was a star, […]
On Saturday Maya completed her first term of Ballet. Parents were invited into class to see the Children receive their award, or ‘reward’ as Maya calls it. A shiny golden trophy with pink ballet slippers on it. We were so very proud of her, being so young and being able stick with it. Despite some […]
Today at Ballet the Ballerina’s were given their performance outfit. My-oh-my what a bunch of happy little girls! Nothing could have pleased Maya more than her outfit being rainbow sparkle. Parents were invited in to class to see the girls all dressed up and standing in line. We were then given a sneak preview of […]
We spin a lot at our house, until we get dizzy and fall over.