Amanda is helping her Mom Put the dishes away after supper. Her little brother has gone upstairs to do homework as her mom tells her of plans she has made with her doctor. Her mom is in a good mood and Amanda believes it is a good oppurtunity to ask for a favor.
She tells her mom wants to start skating again despite the injury she suffered from last time. Her mom is not keen of the idea and only thinks she wants to do it for the summer.
As Amanda tells her mother that she wants to pursue it maybe throughout the year along with many other sports, her mother begins to become upset. She believes that is doing too many sports and she wont be able to keep up. Amanda is sad that her mother isn't encouraging her passions