As I mentioned in an earlier post, the girls started dance classes and I was super excited!!! They get to do ballet and tap and wear princess dresses and dance to princess songs.... I was a super excited Mom.
Jerry, was not so excited. He has it in his head that dance for girls this young is just a waste of money. "They don't learn anything and just wander around the stage in recitals." OK, I might agree at 3 years old... but the girls are almost 5 so I put my foot down.
I invited Jerry to watch the 1st session and I was sure I would convince him this was the right thing to do. The girls looked ADORABLE... ballerinas for sure.
Well, what can I say... they didn't do so well during their 1st session. They lack the ability to control their arm and leg movements at the same time, they lack flexibility and all coordination. While I enjoyed watching them, I think my expectations were too high.
I though all kids were flexible. I remember being able to do the splits.... well, apparently all kids are not flexible or coordinated.
BUT!!!!! The girls have now been to 3 classes and they have improved TREMENDOUSLY and they are enjoying it, so we will be keeping it up. And... I kinda think they won their Daddy over when he saw them dressed head to toe in pink.
Even though they still need to work on their dancing.... the certainly look the part and I couldn't be prouder!!!
I'm also happy to report Jadon has not felt left out at all and has shown no interest in dancing and Cody while he insisted he was a "guirrel" (girl) for a while and wanted to dance, quickly lost interest. I'm looking into Karate for the boys.
Some quick photos before we left the house: