This is the first year all three of my girls have danced in the Nutcracker. My youngest, “Little Pea,” is three years old, and we never know if she’s going to detach from mommy’s leg to go to class. So I had no idea if she’d actually go out on stage and dance. Well, when she donned the tiny purple “gum drop” costume, she turned into ballerina princess extraordinaire. Take a look.