Thursday, June 4, 2015
Isak chose to poga stick for the ward talent show and he did a great job. He is pretty brave for getting up there in front of so many people. He really wanted to participate and this is something he really enjoys that he's been practicing getting better at. Isak is remembered for our last church talent show three years ago in which he took up the invitation for any last minute acts and proceeded to imitate the previous teenage break dancer. I was so shy at this age, I'm not sure how I have two kids that are so unabashed about this stuff. I love that he and Lucy have a safe place to practice getting up in front of people and building confidence that way. That's still hard for me to do! I sure hope as they both get older they will keep up their willingness to try new things.
Posted by Lena Gilbert at 9:07 AM
This was Lucy's talent for our ward talent show last night. At first I really wanted her to do one of her practiced dance numbers from her recital and it made me nervous that she just wanted to make up her own moves. She didn't decide on the song or costume till the day of and I'm not sure when she came up with her moves. Lucy is a born performer, I seriously would have been petrified at this age to get up in front of people. She hammed it and did really well, it looked like she practiced! She was definitely in her element. Prior to the show I asked if she wanted her hair in a ponytail. She looked at me and said, "Oh, so I can see the people clapping?" Haha. No lack of confidence there! Then as I was explaining to her how she would need to go up the stairs to the stage she said, "Oh mom, do they have my backdrop ready?" Oh Lucy.
Posted by Lena Gilbert at 8:32 AM
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Posted by Lena Gilbert at 4:41 PM