While vacillating between two sides of my identity (blogger and amateur photographer), okay amateur blogger and amateur photographer, I’ve found myself in the middle of the crowd watching dance show in our local shopping center. I was lucky getting a place near the stage so that I could take photos without lifting my camera above the head.
The kids have worked really hard during the last year and are excited about dancing for their parents, grandparents, and the crowd of onlookers who happened to be in the mall this evening. Despite their tender age they perform with such drive and verve, it’s no wonder some kids in the crowd started pulling their parents’ sleeves and skirts asking to sign them up for dance classes.
It’s not a top secret that economic situation in Russia leaves much to be desired. Some families cope with the cost of preparing children for school with great difficulty, let alone paying for extracurricular activities. Of course, there are always some alternatives. Dancing at a family holiday party at home is much cheaper than going to commercial dance studios.
But what if your children want to express themselves more often than twice a year?
What if you are starting to realize that your house is going to turn into uncontrollable dance battle with dolls and ribbons and balloons unless you channel your kid’s energy into something creative and productive?
I used to go to Russian folk dance school as a child. It looked something like this:
And, not surprisingly, I wanted something like this:
But there were no similar dance schools in my town at the time (please, don’t count how old I am).
So, as you may notice, children exposed to early psychological trauma have greater likelihood of becoming bloggers. Are you concerned about your child’s future? Have you participated in any extracurricular activities when you were a child?
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