Last year's photo
This year's photo
Yesterday marked the official beginning of the new dance season. Where did the summer go? After some back-and-forth, it was decided that Madison would be taking another year of dance lessons. She enjoys it very much, and it's good exercise, but it's expensive and involves an extra trip to town each week. Of course, you're only little once, so what the heck?! Maddie's mom will be making five trips to town each week!
I knew that Madison had grown a lot over the summer, but I didn't realize how much she had changed since last year--until I compared these photos! Her new dance shoes are two sizes larger than her old ones! She's grown several inches taller, as well--we have the mark on the wall to prove it! She seems to have filled out around her waist a bit, too.
Madison was thrilled to see that some of her friends from last year's "Wee Ones Morning School" are in her dance class this year! I'm happy about that, because she wouldn't see them otherwise. When the church sponsored pre-K class, "Fabulous Fours" failed to materialize this year, it sent everyone scrambling to different schools for pre-K classes.
So, yesterday began dance for Miss Madison, but she still has three more weeks before school starts at the "Busy Beavers" preschool, where she will soon be making a new group of friends. I can't wait to see what the new year brings...in dance, and in pre-K!