Determination caught on film PDF Print E-mail
Written by OHmommy   
Thursday, 22 October 2009 00:00

"I'm looking for a young lady to help assist me, on my next magic trick."  Zingmaster Alex announced on the circus floor, surrounded by an enormous crowd of anxious children.  It was the opening night of the circus in Cleveland.


Lola looked up at me, signaling that this was all hers.


"Shoulders back and heads up!  I'm looking for someone that stands up tall."


"I know.  I just know I can do this, Mama.  I stand tall in gymnastics."  She locked her knees and shuffled her feet.  "I really know I can.


"Stillllll looking..."   The magician surveyed the room teasing the children.



Thanks sweet Kate for capturing Lola, in action!


"Ah ha!  You.  What's your name young lady?"





"Tell the crowd your name."  The Ringling Bros Zingmaster ushered Lola into the middle of the crowd, that had gathered at the all access pre-show.


"My name is Lola."


Naturally, she rocked it.  I don't know where she gets it.



I am happy to provide you with special pricing unique to my readers when purchasing tickets online at  Purchasers can use the MOM coupon code in the Mom Central Promotion Box for 4 tickets for $44 from Monday-Friday shows and $4 off weekend shows.  The circus was a blast and the all-access pre-show was so cool.  An hour before each show you can visit with the clowns, walk a tightrope, observe the animals, and try on clown clothes.  I highly recommend it.

**Mom Central provided us with tickets to the circus and free clown noses.**

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 October 2009 06:54


# Carrie 2009-10-21 22:39
Oh that is adorable! Go Lola Go!
# Chelsie 2009-10-22 00:22
She sure was going to get his attention, that is just too cute!
# Kristen 2009-10-22 00:41
oh how fun!!! That picture is priceless!
# traci 2009-10-22 06:45
We have the best games we made up with those noses. Seriously.

Way to go, Lola!

And niiiice boots, Ohmommy.
# Amy the Bitchin Wife 2009-10-22 07:14
Well, at least she didn't get the red nose from you! ;) Thank goodness your friend caught that moment on film. Hilarious.
# Chiloe 2009-10-22 07:25
She totally deserved it: she can stand up very tall ;-) Circus seems great!!!
# Keyona 2009-10-22 07:45
Such a little superstar! Wonder if we can get copies of her autograph now? It will be worth so much later. LOL!
# April 2009-10-22 08:27
So fun!! I love the circus and i can't WAIT till Hunter is big enough to go! :-)
# Flea 2009-10-22 08:30
I love the clown noses!
# Nan Patience 2009-10-22 08:47
You GO to that circus!

My mother and I took the kids to that circus at Madison Square Garden one time, and we sat waayyyy up high, and everything was sooooo expensive, and the circus seemed soooo not enchanting. I'm sorry to say, it was an awful experience.
# Pauline 2009-10-22 09:06
We've gone every year.

I always try to find a good deal online feed the kids a ton before going and hardly spend any money. But my kids know Im too cheap to spend money at venues.

The pre-show was awesome. I enjoyed it, as did the kids.
# stephanie Griffin 2009-10-22 08:53
Cool! Where was Mr. Ohmommy? We took my son to the circus for his birthday last February and he loved it!
# Pauline 2009-10-22 09:07
He joined us right after work and was able to give Fifi the bird's eye view on top of his shoulder.
# amy 2009-10-22 09:00
Confidence runs deep in this one!! She is so cute and great picture of you guys!
# Courtney 2009-10-22 09:10
I can't believe I'm going to admit this here, but my kids will never go to a circus unless my husband will take them...ALONE! I am terrified of clowns and always have been. I just can't do it...glad you guys had a great time.
# Maria @BOREDmommy 2009-10-22 09:37
That is the funniest picture of your daughter - kids are so hilarious - glad you got it on film! Too good to miss. Oh, and I may have mentioned this several times before, but seriously, your children are GORGEOUS.
# Steph @ D & D 2009-10-22 10:18
Oh my goodness, that anticipatory stance is fanTAStic. :)
# DE Heather 2009-10-22 10:18
it was a wonderful time! Still sorting through my photos from last night. Love that photo-The Chicken was so excited when she heard Lola was picked. She said "Mom I need to take a photo of Lola" I assured her that OHmommy had it covered! Nice seeing you again last night!
# Chiloe 2009-10-22 11:24
By the way, where you able to go back to contact lenses?
# Jaina 2009-10-22 11:34
Oh how cute. I love that picture of Lola standing up so straight and tall...too cute!
# Kat 2009-10-22 13:10
You could have warned me that you were gonna show CLOWNS. yikes.

That Lola is just SO CUTE!!!! :)
# Elaine 2009-10-22 13:41
Okay, I have just one questions. Where's YOUR nose? ;-) Glad you had fun at the circus!!
# The Divas Thoughts 2009-10-22 14:12
Those pictures are priceless! Too cute.
# Megryansmom 2009-10-22 15:04
How cute! I can't seem to get the code to work for tickets in Chicago :(
# Megryansmom 2009-10-22 15:09
oops disregard that last comment
# Laura 2009-10-22 15:47
What an awesome picture...Go girl!!!
# Audrey at BarkingMad 2009-10-22 20:29
She is too cute and so very determined.

And now I'm going to go rock back and forth in a corner and cry because the clowns terrify me! *lol*
# lceel 2009-10-23 07:13
The kids look adorable and Lola? She's precious. And I so like the classy boots you're wearing.
# Denise 2009-10-23 07:57
Awwwwww.... so precious and mature.
# tyne 2009-10-23 15:37
She is too, too much! What great determination and I love that you were caught on film too. How great to have the mom behind the determined girl in pics.
# Clarkinfestedwaters 2009-10-23 22:08
Priceless! Determination indeed!
# 2 Toddlers and Me 2009-10-25 13:07
Looks like you had a great time at the circus! We were there too and it was a blast. The clown noses were too cute. Those pictures of your daughter wanting to be picked so badly are absolutely adorable! It was a great circus, wasn't it?
# Sara @heartmychloe 2009-10-26 22:30
that's awesome. what a great picture...and memory to share with her when she gets older. this is one of the few things that actually makes me look forward to chloe growing up. =)
# Steph 2009-10-27 07:41
Hey there just catching up on all the blogs I have missed since Miss Isabelle was born. Your kids are still cute as ever!

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Pauline Karwowski.

Is a self proclaimed globe trotting, minivan driving, SAHM stiletto ho.

Happily married mother to 3 Cleveland natives: Jay the son, Lola the daughter, and Fifi the banshee.

Now in Chicago, IL.

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