Sunday, July 26, 2009

Dancing queen

With great excitement, we headed off last Tuesday to Romily's first ever dance class. She was primed and ready to go and I hoped that she would love it. Well, I didn't have to worry! As soon as we opened the door to go in - they were just starting - she joined straight in and started copying every move the dance teacher made. She got down and boogied and it was just fantastic! She also, in Romily's very special way, said this in one breath to the teacher:

I don't go to Gymbaroo anymore because I'm too big now and I can do everything at Gymbaroo and I'm not challenged anymore so now I come to Blueberries!

You should have seen the teacher's jaw drop! It was hysterical. Romily's biggest challenge at dance class so far has been learning when it's appropriate to speak :) She just loved it and I had a hard time getting her out of the studio after the class finished. She wanted to keep dancing and watching herself in the wall-to-wall mirrors.
A dancing queen in the making!

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This may come as a shock to some, but Tristan is now 11 months old! How did nearly a year fly by, I hear you ask? Don't ask me - it's been a whirlwind of sleepless nights, breastfeeding, pooey nappies and chuckles. He is such a gorgeous bubba, such a happy chappy. I just love him to bits. We've been 'night weaning' this week and it's going pretty well - he was ready and just needed a bit of encouragement and withholding by the dairy! Last night, after a late night out, he slept from midnight to 6am without waking. Woohoo! Here's my big boy on his birth quilt made by my EB Quilter buddies, and here he is making off with it!
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Last night we attended our friends' annual Christmas in July dinner party. They do a Kris Kringle each year and, as I did last year, I chose to make our gifts. I made two quilted table toppers using up some of the Christmas fabrics I bought a couple of years ago. I don't really like the fabric anymore, but it was perfect for KK gifts.
Tristan liked them too!

7 comments:

AJ said...

R makes a beautiful dancer!! Ans T look sso big on his quilt! and spunky!!!!

Helen said...

6 hours of uninterrupted sleep! You must be in 7th heaven. Lets hope it continues and improves. We are not even a little surprised at the Dancing Queen's ability. What a beautiful pair of children you have, and we are not even a little bit biased.

A Spoonful Of Sugar said...

Romily looks ready for action in her dance clothes - it sounds like she will enjoy the challenge of a more structured class. I remember you showing a new baby pic of Tristan on that same quilt:)

Little Munchkins said...

Romily certainly looks like she is enjoying herself.

And how big is Tristan now? Can't believe he's almost one already.

Faith said...

Woo you got a dancing queen star in the making there, I loved seeing the pictures!!

anne bebbington said...

You're only a small dance step away from a full length mirror in Miss Romily's bedroom for her to practice in front of :o)

Louise said...

They are such cuties! My DD starts gymnastics this weekend, she's very excited :)