Thursday, February 18, 2010

Just Dance

A few weeks ago the girls came home squealing and waving a folded piece of paper in the air and speaking in hurried tones about OHMYGOSHMOMTHERESADANCECLINICANDWEWANNAGOANDPLEASECANWEPLEASEDOITANDOHPLEASEOHPLEASEOHPLEASE!! So I interpreted the words spewing forth from their mouths I deduced that there was a dance clinic being held and they wanted to attend. I speak fluent Girl.

I have two vastly different daughters. Abby is quiet, non-conformist, not foo foo yet very concerned about her appearance and with the length of the limbs on that child she sometimes resembles Bambi on the icy pond. Kady is a diva in every sense of the word, dramatic, emotional, foo foo and glamorous and believes the entire world should be coated in glitter and very shy in public situations she isn't familiar in. (And I am obviously very talented in ending sentences in prepositions.)

So given that Kady gets stage fright and Abby is a bit backwards I was somewhat hesitant to fork over the $60 it was going to cost for both girls to attend. "But Mom! We get t-shirts!" Oh well, then of course, $60 for two t-shirts makes it completely within the budget. Paul was against it from the word go, but after talking to the girls repeatedly and making 100% sure they were going to stick with it I talked him into relenting.

They attended the clinic from after school until 5:30 three days last week and both loved every second of it. Abby also decided she is going to try out for the dance team next year. Eek. Hope she does lots of babysitting this summer so she can save up the ominous amount of money it is going to require if she gets on the team.

Here are some shots of the girls in action. The first two Pops took with his camera and they are action shots. I also stole them off his Facebook page so they're tiny. I tried to embiggen them but they got all digitizey. (Look, two made up words in one sentence!)

Kady's the one in the center, the only one without her shirt tied up because I had no idea they were going to be so GINORMOUS and didn't bring anything to hitch it up.

Here's Abby, getting ready for her group to dance. She looks sooooooo very excited.

I took these in the lobby before they went on. I normally don't put Tater's kids on the blog, per her request, but I absolutely LOVE this pic of the girls together. Surely she won't mind and if she does, well, she's all the way in Yukon and it'll take her at least 3 1/2 hours to come beat the snot out of me for it.

It amazes me how they're all three growing up. *sniff sniff* I mean, I knew it was going to happen and all, but sometimes the stark reality of it kind of smacks me in the forehead.

My girls. *sigh*


Kellyology said...

Maybe it's just me, but I see some future RHOKers in those pictures!

Megan said...

Everytime I have to clean our Q-Tips closest and drawers I get a little misty...can't help myself.

Why does this "kid growing up" thing cause such emotion?

Cute kids!! :-)

Cazzie!!! said...

IWANNAGODOTHATDANCESTUFFTOOPLEASEDIVAMOM! haha,I love your made up words there and I love how we can both understand girl to understand boy speak :(

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