Confessions of a Dance Mom

Ok, ok…I admit it. I watch the show Dance Moms. It’s like a train wreck and I can’t look away. And here’s the worst part…I let my kids watch it too!

Over the summer, when I was busy unpacking boxes and getting settled into our new home, the girls watched hours and hours of Dance Moms. Now, they’re addicted and so am I.

In our defence, two of my three daughters are involved in competitive dance, so we truly appreciate the athleticism of the dancers on the show. We love to watch Maddie, Chloe and Paige nail their turns, perfect their tricks and get their group numbers in perfect rhythm and time. We also love the music, their costumes, and the weekly pyramid-style ranking of the dancers. Someone always dances better than someone else – that’s just life.

But, what I don’t like about the show is the Continue reading