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My name is Lauren, and I live in the bubble. I am wife to Marshall, the biggest BYU fan in the world; and mother to Carly, our big girl, and Wes, our wild man, and Calvin, our new addition. I graduated BYU with a degree in Social Work, and I went forth to serve at LDS Family Services. I like scrapbooking and going out to eat at nice restaurants. I am fascinated by new cleaning products at the grocery store, so I have to shop in wide circles around the perimeter to avoid the temptation to buy. I love chocolate.

Friday, February 25, 2011

A piranha in a tutu

So the time has come for Carly to start some extracurriculars. We thought dance would be a great place to start. Tuesday was her first day in "Little Stars," a hip hop/jazz/ballet class for 3-5 years olds.

We went that morning to buy dance clothes, and of course Carly only wanted pink. No black or white. So pink it was.

We got there early to meet her teacher, and as the girls filed in she excitedly announced "Hi! I'm Carly! This is my dance!"

Then the warmups started, and it was incredibly cute. She didn't catch on very quickly, but a group of 3-year-olds in tutus doing anything is pretty darn adorable.

Carly is a very verbal learner. The teacher would tell them to point to the front, to the side, back, etc, when doing ballet warmups at the chairs, and Carly kept pointing her fingers. Too cute! And it was moving a little fast for her, so a couple times she came over and told us, "Daddy, I'm not sure about this." She even spent some time hiding under a chair.


Yes, my husband is the best father ever.

Marshall's take on Carly the dancer: "It's a little piranha in a tutu." Fitting.


Alyssa said...

That si the funniest comment ever..I will have to remember that when my own little "piranha" is in a tutu! :)

Emily said...

you are right, little girls in tutu's can do anything and it is adorable. she is so cute!

Malinda Jane Sieg said...

SO CUTE!!! She sounds like such a spunky girl. I love it! Also, Marshall IS a great dad. With parents like you guys, no wonder she has so much self esteem. :)

Ryan and Maranda said...

Oh my gosh, that is the sweetest thing I've ever seen!

sweets said...

so cute!

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