I spent a lot of time watching my grandkids perform last week, so I fear I may be becoming a stage grandmom. My biggest clue is that it is really fun for me to watch them perform. My three oldest grandkids participated in Poetry Jamm at their school on Wednesday night.
Justin, 7, recited a poem about noses. He did a great job, but it was really all about the glasses with the fake nose for him.
My grandson, Jared , (on the left) and his friend Gabe, both 10, were a real hit with the audience with their original poem An Ode To Duct Tape which was recently featured on the popular website Ducttapeguys.com
My grandaughter Hope, 8, (on the right) had her opening performance as Annie on Saturday, which required her to leave this fun Girl Scout sleepover early on Friday night. She was a good sport about it and did a great job in two shows on Saturday. In a very un-stage grandmom move, I didn't get any pictures.
My 3 year old grandaughter, E.J. did not appear on stage this week, but this girl does like to have her picture taken. She rallied during a middle of the night visit to urgent care on Friday night to show off her urgent care popsicle. She was diagnosed with pneumonia so she didn't get to go to Hope's play on Saturday. I stayed with her while the rest of her family went to the 2nd show. It was so hard holding her and watching her take shallow little breaths between coughs. (She went back to the doctor for a re-check today and seems to be doing better.)
Hope's play runs through March 12, so I'm sure I will attend another performance or two and in true stage grandmom fashion I will take lots of pictures.