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Noodle can sing?

I'm not really sure why or when we started calling her Noodle. It could have been when she was still a squirmy little baby or because she was a lanky toddler. Or honestly because her name starts with an N and I was cooking spaghetti for dinner one night and called her that by mistake and it just stuck. Noodle, actually has many nicknames, noodle, nattie, nat nat, nattie no butt (she really hates that one), etc...

Regardless of what nickname we call her by, she almost (she's a teenager) always answers with a smile and willing attitude. At the beginning of this school year, superman and I were really worried about how high school would affect her personality. You see our other daughter, uh hem Pumpkin, was quit the punk freshman year. And we were sincerely hoping to not have to endure the frustration again. Much to our surprise, Noodle, has had no suck punkish qualities so far this year. She is loving freshman year and getting involved with band, FCA, theater and orchestra. She will have an "extras" role in the fall plan and to our surprise auditioned and made it into the schools talent show. Surprised because, SHE NEVER SINGS FOR US.  I've been known to listen through her door when she is practicing guitar, but still she would sing so quietly that I could barely hear her.We hadn't seen the act or really met the girls she would be performing with as they had only practiced after school before theater rehearsal. 

So with much built up anticipation, Superman and I sat smiling as tears rolled down our cheeks while watching her for the first time sing beautifully with her friends. I'm such a proud momma I wanted to share it will you.



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