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I thought this drawer was just for ballet tights…

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Feeling the floor. It’s not just for babies.

My aunt sent me an Etsy gift certificate for Christmas, which I thought was very hip of her, I mean who even knew you could do that? (Everyone. Everyone knew you could do that) It wasn’t actually for me, it … Continue reading

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It’s about the naptimez

Got a comment the other day on the scarf give-away post asking that I just get back to regular blogging already, and I was all like, “Oh snap, Adult Beginner, you best to explain about naptime”, so here it is: … Continue reading

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Another way that having a baby changes everything

So I’m driving down La Brea, all the windows down, totally blasting Swan Lake, You know, like you do when you’re listening to your local public classical music station in your fuel efficient sub-compact and Swan Lake comes on and … Continue reading

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Relevé, Baby

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How Paul, Ringo, and my baby help me strengthen my feet

Sometimes the floor looks like this: So when that happens I pick all this stuff up with my toes. It’s more fun than picking all this stuff up the regular way. Btw, the green plastic egg and the clear box … Continue reading

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Get your ballet back.

So I’m at the pediatrician’s office for the baby’s nine month appointment, you know, the baby is getting getting weighed and measured and he’s trying to eat the paper on the exam table and all that, and the pediatrician is … Continue reading

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No sleeps is no good

Got some new tights. Capezio Hold&Stretch transition tights in ballet pink, or BPK as they code it. Got them because my old Capezio tights have finally and truly kicked the bucket: they have developed thin spots through the thigh which … Continue reading

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He’s not actually a very helpful study partner

Brushing up on the five port de bras exercises, with a little help from my big helper. Number five is my favorite, makes me think of dodging bullets in slomo a la The Matrix.

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What a let down

This here is a photo of my latest not-so-glamorous ballet accessory: What the heck are these things? Disposable nursing pads, bitches! What the heck are they for? They go inside my sports bra in case I experience a let-down during … Continue reading

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