I took the sproutlings to see The Karate Kid flick yesterday at Highpoint shopping centre. I was very happy to see it was not a copy of the original movie. I especially loved the scenery and the costumes and of course, the sound track. My Sarah claimed to have cried twice during the movie, it was a moving story..and we were all so pleased at the end... you will have to see it. Our collaborative rating... 5 stars for this one.
The school hols have been fun thus far. The kids have alot of friends to play with this time. A family with 10 kids around the corner, 4 of them my smallest three's ages, come through to play here....or they all go to the park and play basketball. I have also kept a few back later than the 5:30pm curfew for tea.. with their Mum's consent of course.
While we were at Highpoint Shopping Centre, Sarah tried some Sushi, a Californian Roll to be exact. She loved it. Looks like I ought to get a kit for making these things.
We bought some odds and ends in some of the shops. I cannot believe how much the shopping centre has grown since I was at University. I used to go there alot for shopping and especially clothes and shoes and bags.. back then. I remember getting lost there as a child, approx age 9yrs. It was at least ten times smaller then. I was worried I would loose one of my kids too yesterday. They were all very well behaved and stayed close to mother hen.
I went into a lovely shop called Ishka, I bought the girls some glittery bangles, and myself some perfume creme, sandalwood scent of course. I eyed off some of their clothes, but as usual, I turned around, expressing my need to loose weight again thing. Sorry, it is shitting me this Winter. Very hard to do much when I am working nights alot. Not an excuse, more an observation.
I look at my kids and I cannot believe how much they are maturing. I could squish them so tight and never let them go sometimes, and other times they drive me nuts, haha.. it is just how it goes :)