At open tryouts, the girls were friendly. My mom just frowned and went back to the “we can’t afford it” line. I know we can afford this since my 13-year-old brother is a competitive gymnast who is talented, and my parents pay for things for him. I have looked at what it costs to compete and I found out it’s $15 less expensive per month than my regular dance class (aside from uniforms and entrance fees). Do you think I should bring this up to my mom when the new dance season starts in June?.
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