My Beautiful Ballerina

Ava’s school has been offering ballet lesson’s as an extra mural activity for the past year and of course, being a typical girly girl, Miss Ava was super excited to join ballet classes. So far they’re been really informal, not requiring a special outfit and done in the class room in regular clothes over the past year.

On Wednesday, we were invited to attend a special viewing of our little ballerina’s and I was super chuffed to discover that Ava had been put in with a group of girls who were to be performing a little mermaid dance. We were asked to send them to school in a light make up and in ballet appropriate clothing for the performance and Ava instantly fell in love with the little ensemble I put together for her.


I couldn’t have been prouder of my little ballerina on Wednesday. Sitting there watching them perform, albeit like a herd of baby elephants, was the sweetest and proudest moment for me, the look of pride an accomplishment on Ava’s face was priceless and I had tears in my eyes throughout their entire performance!


Here is a video her daddy took of her doing her mermaid dance. Precious child.

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At the end of the class they were each presented with certificate and Ava was undeniably proud of herself. For now, ballet is something we will continue doing, Ava loves it, it’s great for building strength and flexibility and it also teaches her discipline.


Oh… & just a little bit of shameless begging…


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  • Reply Terri Buhr

    Gosh thats so cute !!!!!

    November 15, 2013 at 9:09 am
  • Reply Charlene (@MsCharlieW)

    SO CUTE!!!

    November 15, 2013 at 9:38 am
  • Reply Nikki Heyman

    She is a really precious ballerina – the outfit is everything! Well done mom and Ava

    November 15, 2013 at 9:52 am
  • Reply Juanita

    Ava is a natural! Too cute!

    November 15, 2013 at 11:03 am
  • Reply Ailsa Jean Loudon

    Thanks for sharing. So very special proud Mummy and clever Ava! really cute!

    November 15, 2013 at 11:09 am
  • Reply Julie Brereton Buchner

    Very precious.

    November 15, 2013 at 11:23 am
  • Reply darylfaure

    Agh Sharon that is so precious.

    November 15, 2013 at 6:06 pm
  • Reply Mrs FF

    Awwwwww too cute. Amazing how the always follow the teacher’s instructions

    November 18, 2013 at 7:25 pm
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