Dance Recital — How to Survive

And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.  Friedrich Nietzsche   Fabulous dance recital video — not my daughter’s school but I… Continue reading

10 Inexpensive Summer Activities

Summer afternoon, summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.  Henry James I could not agree more with Henry James. Summer has always been… Continue reading

Small Town America

The nice part about living in a small town is that when you don’t know what you’re doing, someone else does – Living Quotes thinkexist.com Welcome to small town America! This week marks… Continue reading

Taking a Day Off

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt   It is good… Continue reading

The Embarrassing Mom

Originally posted on Letters to Myself and Other Invisibles:
So what do you do when you find out this prize possession that you have been working on for over a year now called…

Healthy Snack Ideas

To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear. Buddha   I know the snack bar at kids events is… Continue reading

Stylish Mom Tips

Elegance is the only beauty that never fades.  Audrey Hepburn How do you dress for your child’s dance class, recitals, wrestling tournaments, or taking the kids to school?  If you’re like me your… Continue reading

How to Be a Gracious Dance Mom

“Gracious words are like a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and health to the body.” ― Deborah Palumbo We’ve all seen the television show depicting the dance mom.  It is not the most… Continue reading

3 Must Do Tips for Ballet Season

Now that wrestling season is over it is time to prepare for the ballet season.  My daughter has danced since kindergarten (this is her 4th year).  I admit I LOVE ballet and get… Continue reading

5 Great Off-Season Workouts

A wonderful benefit to wrestling season (no, it is not the 5 a.m. road trips) is daily “practice”.  I use the term “practice” very loosely.  It should be called “boot camp”.  The wrestlers… Continue reading