Like many little girls her age, Maya is all about princesses right now. On any given day, if you were to come to our house, you would find her in one of her many beautiful dresses, probably wearing a few pieces of costume jewelry, maybe even a tiara, and either reading princesses, playing with princesses or watching her very favorite princess movie, Beauty and The Beast.
I remember being little and being enamored with the magic and the beauty of the princess world. Seeing that world again through her eyes is truly magical. To see her eyes light up as we read about enchanted places and beautiful princesses. To see the joy on her face when she falls into a make believe world with her princess dolls. To see her mesmerized while she watches the story of Beauty and The Beast unfold on our television screen for the one hundredth time. I couldn’t imagine it getting any better than those moments.
That is, not until we made her every last dream come true by taking her to see Disney on Ice Princess Classics.
I knew she was going to love the show. But, nothing could have prepared me for just how much she would love it, just how spellbound she would be by it. Being there to see the look on her face when the show started. Seeing the sparkle in her eyes as she watched, completely in awe, without even blinking for 2 hours straight. It was a dream I couldn’t have imagined if I tried, it is a memory I will hold dear to my heart.
Maya I hope you remember this when you’re older. I hope you remember how you felt. I hope you remember how you wanted more than anything to dance out on the ice with those princesses. I’m so glad I was there with you as you got caught up in the magic of it all.