The end of the school year means that with the hustle of finishing up school studies, extracurricular sports are usually winding up too. As the parents of dancers, we have another set of dance competitions and recitals to attend, even though spending a sunny weekend afternoon inside a dark theatre … [Read more...]
Behind The Scenes Of The Next Step Live With Jordan Clark
If you're a fan of the Family Channel's #1 hit show, The Next Step, you're in for a real treat! The cast, who also went on a national sold-out live performance show earlier this year, will be on the big screen in a Cineplex Special Event! The Next Step Live - The Movie will premiere in 80 … [Read more...]
Family Channel’s Next Step Dancers Impress On The Live Stage
If you and your kids are fans of smash hit Family Channel television show The Next Step, you definitely don't want to miss this opportunity to see the dancers in person and on stage. We had a chance to catch the show during their two-day stop in Toronto recently and what a fun show! The show is … [Read more...]
Sneak Peek! The electrifying HEARTBEAT OF HOME!
Having just returned from a sneak peek of the upcoming Heartbeat of Home: A Dream Voyage I can tell you it's a real treat! This heart-stopping performance will leave you with that feeling of charged up energy. Forget the caffeine! You won't need it after seeing the show, but I suggest you nab … [Read more...]
This past week we started back into our fall routines; school, hockey (Cam), gymnastics (Cuyler) and dance (Eva). Our load is a bit heavier this year with Eva's dance. Last year she took jazz and acro and she absolutely loved it. She cried herself to sleep the night of her recital, when … [Read more...]
Exercise, I Hate You.
It's no secret. I've never enjoyed you in the classic sense, Exercise. And it's not me - it's you. Some people are of the idea that there's a gain with pain. When it comes to just about all things, my motto is: No pain? No pain. I much prefer pleasure. I'm a bit of a hedonist, you know. *sips … [Read more...]
I Hope You Dance
My patience has been thin, these past few weeks. Too much on the go, too many things to remember, too many fights to break up between three snarling girls all day. I have been yelling too much, sighing too much, wanting to escape too much and that is not how I want to be remembered. I hope they … [Read more...]
Aside from the kids heading back to school, September is kind of a crap month. That first month back to school is dedicated to filling out forms and writing cheques. I feel like it's September again. $175 each for outdoor soccer $100 for recital tickets for Eva's dance $250 for two weeks of … [Read more...]
I want this job
Yesterday I talked about the job I would love to do most- pranking. I have changed my mind. I want Matt's job. (Maybe with part time pranking as a bonus) I needed to see this this morning after what happened in Boston yesterday. … [Read more...]
Heart-Pounding Hot Tap Dogs!
It's no surprise that TAP DOGS has taken live theatre by storm. With it's edgy, hard-rock feel, creator and choreographer Dein Perry has made tap cool. VERY COOL!Set on a stage built to resemble a construction site in the steel worker town of Newcastle, just north of Sydney, Australia, the 8 member … [Read more...]