Monday, July 09, 2007

Seriously?!

I just read a review of a blog written by one of my favourite bloggers, Meg from Simply Nutmeg, where she talked about short posts being good posts, so here's a short one :)

If you go to a movie with your kids, and your kids are jumping up and down and talking really loudly, do you think the right thing to do is to let them keep doing that? Even when people start moving away from your kids because they're being so disruptive? Really?

I try not to say I'll never do things, or be all "i can do better" but seriously, if Kiernan was disturbing an entire theatre full of viewers of a movie, he wouldn't get to see the rest of the movie.

7 comments:

Jenn said...

I know what you mean. Paul and I went to see Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and there was this kid about 6 who was sitting with his parents behind us and his brothers were sitting in front of us. This kid goes back and forth between the two and has a bag of chips or something and is making a racket and talking and ARGH! Paul was about to pound the kid! (j/k) He is afraid to take Jacob to the movies for fear of bugging people around us. I saw we are good parents who can train Jacob to behave in a theatre.

Lara said...

I think kids can learn to behave, but not if you let them act like chimps! It would also be different if it were an outright kids' movie in the afternoon. Still can't get over it!

nutmeg said...

We take turns being the hallway parent. Whoever misbehaves walks the halls for the rest of the movie. I missed all but the first fifteen minutes of the first Shrek!

You go with your short posts girl!

Lindsay said...

There is no way I would ever even consider taking my kids to a movie. Josey will not pay attention to a movie he's never seen before - he has to watch it several times before it can turn him into a zombie. Forget that. I can't even imagine why anyone would stick around at a movie with their kids being disruptive, but a lot of parents let their kids get away with murder in general and figure that it's their right to act a certain way...we've all seen it.

Lindsay said...

P.S. - Jenn, I know you don't know me or my situation, but I can't hear or read the word "chips" without having a major pregnancy craving so now I'm cranky that I don't have chips.

Vicky said...

You forgot one very important piece of information. Our kids are perfect and would NEVER misbehave at the movies! ;)

crazy working mom said...

*sigh* BIG PET PEEVE to me. I also hate it when people talk on their cell phones during the movie! :(