Friday, June 22, 2007
My daughter Diandra has her dance recital coming up this next week. She has been dancing since she was two years and 10 months old, almost her whole life. Being that she was my only daughter, her room was pink with butterflies, bunnies and full of baby dolls. I couldn't wait to put her into dance after seeing my youngest sister's recital. I was cRaZy to put her into dance at such a young age. What was I thinking about? She was just a baby!
Diandra has stuck with dancing throughout the years, works in the office, and helps as a dance aid in the classes as well. She has helped choreogragh dances and routines for the towns cheerleaders and talent shows. She talks about quiting dance... but I have yet to see her do this. I have to admit it saddens me to think about her not dancing anymore. I always thought that she would be dancing in the light. When I see her up on stage as a young woman, my heart strings are pulled by memories of her as a little girl in her little pink tu-tu, mismatched socks, her brothers soft worn white t-shirt and black leggings calling me "look mommy, look at me dance!" I am smiling with tears in my eyes, "Mommie's looking honey; I see you!" Whether or not she decides when and if she will quit dancing, she will continue to dance all over my heart.
Song: Wild & Free
Song: My little Girl