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Tweet Through It: A Parent’s Thoughts During Their Child’s Christmas Show Pt. 2

 

25 years ago, I was that kid in kindergarten who loved to perform. I was Michael Jackson 2.0 in my head (I wore a silver, glittered hat that got thrown all over our apartment as I spun in the mirror and recited the words to my hit song “Ridiculous Girl.”). Elementary school shows were my time to shine and I had to let the whole world know what they needed to get the first glimpse of. One couldn’t tell me that every show I was in wasn’t entertaining.

Now on the other side of that coin, sitting through these shows is horrendous. They’re actually adorable; but there are many other things I would rather do than sit through that. However, it is endearing to see my child evolve from infant to rehearsing for weeks to sing songs of yuletide merriment.

With that said, here is this year’s Christmas tweets. With Cyd the Kid being in elementary school, I have to retire the crier count. Enjoy!

I decided not to sign Cydney out of school. There was a long line of parents, it was 2:30, and school gets out at 3. By the time I would have made it to the front of the line, the bell would have went off and she would be leaving anyway.

If you enjoyed this, here are the links to last year’s shows: Cydney’s Christmas concert, Courtney’s Christmas concert, Cydney’s Spring concert, Courtney’s spring concert.

Tweet Through It: A Parent’s Experience on an Elementary School’s Spring Concert

It’s Spring Concert Time! My nephew’s elementary school had its annual extravaganza letting us parents and loved ones know what their kids have been up to.

Every Monday, I have dropped my nephew off to Brookside Elementary with his alto saxophone in tow, picked up the same sax at afterschool because he forgot about it; and as recent as this morning, had venture back to his school because he left his at home.

So I had to sit through another one of these shows. While I was and am proud of Cydney and him at these events, I still have to sit through other kids’ crap. Luckily, I have my phone, Twitter, and a following of people wo have enjoyed me tweeting through these experiences. So without further ado, here we do again…

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