You hear about everyone's adorable little girl taking ballet lessons. It's the thing to do. Boys do karate, girls do ballet. right? Except, I never did ballet. Maybe it wasn't popular in the early 80's. Or, i'm wondering if my mom took one look at my 3-year-old self and said, "Mm...... no."
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If it makes you feel better, I didn't do ballet either. In fact, I'm the only one of my sisters who didn't! I did soccer instead, and yes - it was way cooler. ;0)
I know! Why didn't we? We were talking about this the other day with Steph, because she did all sorts of dance stuff when she was a kid. Maybe it was the fact that there were a million other kids in the family and dance classes were not top priority. Who knows.
Yeah, i think that's what it was. Mom was like, "Jen? Ash? Who?" just kidding Mom. :D
What we did instead was build hiding places in the bushes and live in the pantry.
And, I'm pretty sure these classes are 20% for the kid's sake and 80% for the parent's. Since we had other kids to entertain us, done & done.
Halle has always loved her ballet lessons, but lately she's been asking us to take karate. I don't know where she got the idea, but it might be nice to toughen her up a bit, she's afraid to go in our backyard by herself. First because of scorpions, and now because of kidnappers. We have to stop letting her talk to her cousins.
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