The Final Crescendo.

Last year, I wasn’t prepared for it. Now that I have some experience, I should have been prepared for it. But I wasn’t.    It’s the end of another dance season and I’m surprised how sentimental it makes me. To see the hard work for months on end wrapped up into a neat little bow is not […]

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The insignificant is significant.

Why do people feel so comfortable in what they say to little girls?  For the record, I highly doubt this is strictly a gender issue, but in my experience of having one of each, my daughter receives far more direct comments that shut her down than my son ever did. As an example, my daughter has […]

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Team Name: For the Fallen

Today my kids experienced their first ever 5k (on their own two feet, at least). I’d like to say it was a rockin’ experience, but no. It was quite miserable. We didn’t want to set the bar too high, so our goal was merely to see how it goes and hopefully we can finish.  In […]

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