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Why I Celebrate Mediocrity In My Kids

Lakshmi Iyer | Posted 11.18.2015 | Parents
Lakshmi Iyer

As I watched my girls get together as a group with three other girls for the past seven Sundays, I saw something beautiful. I saw them focus, listen to their teacher. I saw them looking at the dancers with them looking for cues and help as they struggled to remember what the next step was.

Clueless Mom of a 16-Year-Old

Rebecca Stoufis | Posted 06.19.2015 | Parents
Rebecca Stoufis

Swishing red sequins, tap-shuffle-wing-tap, "Don't Rain on my Parade" blaring, while my dancing butterfly fluttering before me on the stage.

6-Year-Old Girl Brings Down The House With Sassy Aretha Franklin Dance

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 06.09.2015 | Parents

Six-year-old Johanna Colón stole the show at her dance recital this weekend with her fierce and fabulous performance to Aretha Franklin's "Respect." ...

Ten Places Moms Wish They Could Bring a Flask

Danielle Herzog | Posted 08.19.2013 | Comedy
Danielle Herzog

Toddler soccer games. Though, this could make for a hilarious drinking game opportunity. Every time a kid watches a ball roll right past him because he's climbing on the goalie net their parent has to drink.

Dance Recitals: Icing on the Cake

Nora Younkin | Posted 08.14.2013 | Arts
Nora Younkin

Dance recital season is in full swing, and the amount of tulle and glitter floating in the ether is enough to suffocate dancers, teachers and parents alike to the point of frenzy.

My Proudest Parenting Moment

Christie O. Tate | Posted 03.24.2013 | Parents
Christie O. Tate

My daughter knew something at age 3 that I didn't learn until my 20s.