How would life differ if we were willing to try new things without hesitation? What if we jumped into new experiences feet first? What’s the worst that could happen? And what’s the best?

When our 9-year-old daughter decided to audition for the Iowa Falls Community Theatre’s fall play, my husband and I did all of the hesitating. First, we worried she’d be disappointed if she didn’t get the part. And when she was cast, we worried how she’d handle seven weeks of rehearsal, five nights a week. With an 8 p.m. bedtime, homework, and the commitment and emotional stability of a third-grader.

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