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The lion, the skit and the toilet paper

It’s time for another round of bragging about how Stage Kids has helped my kid. (See previous posts here and here.) My daughter and her classmates were recently studying about King Tut in social studies class. Her group of three girls created the usual tri-board presentation, but they also went for the extra credit and put together […]

Local kids hit the stage in “Elf Jr.”

Last summer I blogged about how much my daughter has blossomed while rehearsing and performing with Stage Kids Washington. The magic continues December 1, 2 and 3 at the Numerica Performing Arts Center with “Elf Jr. — The Musical.” The story of Buddy the Elf is a well known and loved Christmastime movie, and 69 locals kids […]

Warm coats, warm hearts

I moved to the Wenatchee Valley this time of year six years ago from Colorado. It was a cold, snowy winter and I vividly remember driving my daughter to school and seeing kids walking with no coats on. At first I thought it was odd, then I realized that these kids didn’t have coats. My […]

New school year, new style

Happy first week of school, moms and dads! It’s always a mixed bag of emotions — from crying to happy dances. My daughter is starting middle school today and we’re both terrified. I know she’ll do great, though. We met her principal during a recent back to school night and she asked my daughter if she was nervous. […]

Her moment in the spotlight

My daughter recently took the stage at the PAC with Stage Kids Washington. What an incredible program for youth in the valley! It’s not just acting, singing and dancing. It’s set building, costumes and props. It’s team building, confidence boosting and in their words, “building characters one child at a time”. This is my daughter’s […]

Slow cooker spaghetti squash

I called in sick to work the other day (my boss reads this so I’ll spare you the details) and had just made my way back to bed when my hubby came in and told me that my spaghetti squash had fallen to the floor and was cracked. Apparently it was an “accident” while he was […]

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