Fearlessly Beautiful

"Am I beautiful, Mommy?" my almost five year old asks. She spins in a second-hand, slightly faded dress. Her hair's a bit of a tangled nest from just waking up, and her sash is untied, hanging loose around her. She is young, but already soaking in so much of the world around her. Maybe too much. I think, how? How in … Continue reading Fearlessly Beautiful

She Wants to Dance

This past Christmas we saw The Nutcracker at the San Francisco Opera House. We dressed up, wore extra thick jackets, and put on our best shoes. And my 4-year-old daughter loved every bit of it. It was her first time seeing a real ballet production. It was her first time sitting in fancy velvety chairs and needing to be quiet - … Continue reading She Wants to Dance