Sunday, May 31, 2009

UP Can Be Down


If you are like me, then you were really excited to see the new Disney/Pixar Movie, Up. I took the three children I am babysitting to see it today. I believe that it is rated PG for a reason. There are some heavy topics that the film introduces and harsh moments that jarred this Disney fan. The rest of the day was an emotional rollarcoaster with these kids, all processing what they had seen. Granted a bit of missing their parents must have been involved, but I really think the film affected them in an adverse way.


I did like the film, I just wish I had seen it with friends instead of impressionable children. Who would have thought I would be critizing Disney?
Am I just blaming Hollywood for my bad day?

Saturday, May 30, 2009

Adventures in Babysitting

I have introduced these kids to blogging. They are pretty much addicted! :) It is a fun way to keep their parents up-to-date.

www.thenovaknews.blogspot.com

This link will self-destruct after Tues.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

My Time Off So Far

Highlights:
  • Rachel had her second beautiful, healthy baby boy yesterday, 5/26!
  • Knotting Hill, Made of Honor, Stardust, Fun with Dick and Jane, August Rush, Pride and Prejudice
  • Time for lunches
  • Working out at the cabana while watching GAC, working on the "craft" :)
  • Getting acquainted with Facebook, Picnik, Twitter
  • Library :)
  • Massage (thank you room 3!)
  • Pedicure (sometime soon thanks to a kiddo in my class)
  • Going out and seeing music!
  • Writing songs
  • Meeting new people
  • Summer thunder storms
  • A rainbow
  • Getting to know my new roommate
  • My new pink pilates ball
  • Diet coke

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Friday, May 8, 2009

Monday, May 4, 2009

School Closed. Swine Flu!


That's right, we caught the bug. Good news is I don't return to work until the 12th of May. More good news is I still get out May 22nd, kids last day being the 21st. Now, I do have a huge to do list school wise that I will still have to do this week BUT . . .

I want to hear from you. What would you do with an unexpected 7 days off work?

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