Kristen Pettigrew
, owner, Your Art Lesson- Lake Country Hot Seat

On the HOT SEAT: Kristen Pettigrew, owner Your Art Lesson  Welcome to the lake country hot seat! We believe in supporting local, and being apart of our community. We cannot think of a better way to get to know the owners of local businesses, community leaders, makers and shakers than […]

Stain and Scoop is a diy studio and dessert parlor dedicated to providing jobs for people with disabilities.

Stain and Scoop is a diy studio and dessert parlor dedicated to providing jobs for people with disabilities. The unemployment rate for people with disabilities is over 80%, often because many businesses won’t give people with different abilities a chance, when they are in fact very able and valuable to […]

Local mom shares her love of cooking on YouTube

Making things from scratch, or semi-homemade, teaches a lot of different skills to children as well. You need to read a recipe thoroughly and correctly or take the risk of your hard work not turning out. Measurements need to be pretty precise for baking, and knowing the difference between a teaspoon and tablespoon can make a big difference to your end result. And, of course, getting to spend time together laughing and working is the best part.

How to cope with parent guilt: 3 things to keep in mind

No two children—or families—are the same. Trust yourself to know what yours needs and make decisions accordingly. Your feelings might change with time, so celebrate the experiences you’re offering yourself and your children right now, and don’t forget to find joy in the miracle of your unique child.

Why I Chose Karate for My Child (and you should too!)

It was a sunny Saturday at the Waukesha Farmer’s Market as we passed by a booth for Karate America. Lily, my 5-year-old, has always been a shy, timid little girl who loves a good “spinny” dress. When she was approached by one of the instructors that day, I wanted to […]

Kids Find Friendship, Home Away From Home, at Sudbrink Academy

So many of us have budding actors in our homes – kids with big personalities who love to do impersonations, entertain siblings, or  “put on a show”. These qualities are not always welcomed with a smile in a school setting, and not always understood by peers.

Beautiful summer programs to little dancers and dreamers in the lake country area

Petite Pas Ballet is entering its 4th year of offering beautiful summer programs to little dancers and dreamers in the Lake Country area. With the same pristine approach to their academic year curriculum planning, they have designed a summer full of magic, imagination and activities that evoke creativity with every […]

A summer full of magic, twirls and fairytales with Petite Pas Ballet!

All of us at Petite Pas Ballet are dreaming out a summer full of magic, twirls, fairytales and joy for our wonderful dancers!  We are so excited to open registration to our 2017 Summer offerings at Petite Pas Ballet! 

Sudbrink Performance Academy • NOW ENROLLING!

If you know anything about me I love creativity in any art form. Creating, dancing, acting, singing, being silly and most importantly using my imagination. Those are a lot of the reasons why I blog. Blogging is a creative outlet for me, and even better I get to connect with […]

Summer Ballet Camps at Petite Pas! | First Chance to Register Before Anyone Else!

Petite Pas Ballet School is a beautiful storybook ballet studio located in the heart of Lake Country in Downtown Delafield.  We are the metro-Milwaukee’s ONLY storybook ballet studio and have a very unique approach to teaching age-appropriate classical ballet to boys and girls between the ages of 24 months (caregiver […]