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#1 dessiesgirl

Posted 12 April 2012 - 10:59 PM

Took DD and 2 friends into the city today to stalk One Direction.

Waited in a  queue in Pitt St for 45 minutes to get into the merchandise store, for the privilege of spending all their pocket money on crap. And $2 for the Official Carry Bag to take it all home in!. Then, after a quick consultation with Twitter, it was off to stand outside their hotel and scream in ecstasy when "they" appeared at a window 30 floors up and waved.

Then more screaming when "they " were driven out in black vans. With blacked out windows, so who knows if, in fact, "they" were actually inside.

Lost track of the number of middle aged ladies who, with a gleam in their eye, stopped to tell me it was "just like The Beatles"!


How awesome to be 13 biggrin.gif

#2 Luly

Posted 12 April 2012 - 11:13 PM

You are an awesome Mum!! original.gif I bet the experience will stay with our DD forever.  hheart.gif
i still remember my Mum driving my friend and I to the city to stalk a boy band and that was 20 years ago!!

Edited by Luly, 12 April 2012 - 11:13 PM.


#3 dessiesgirl

Posted 12 April 2012 - 11:19 PM

QUOTE (Luly @ 12/04/2012, 11:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
You are an awesome Mum!! original.gif I bet the experience will stay with our DD forever.  hheart.gif
i still remember my Mum driving my friend and I to the city to stalk a boy band and that was 20 years ago!!


Thank you - what a lovley thing to say! You've made my day biggrin.gif

#4 Wreninnerwest

Posted 12 April 2012 - 11:26 PM

Whilst I know nothing about One Direction, I remember what it was like being a teenager and being obsessed by certain music groups.  So I also that is awesome that you did that with your daughter, she will remember that forever.  i remember my mum getting up with me at the crack of dawn to catch the train into the city to line up for tickets to see the Spice Girls with my mum 15 years ago.  It was so much fun, and so exciting when you're so young.


#5 Crinkle cut

Posted 13 April 2012 - 07:42 AM

Yes, you are an awesome Mum!!  I loved watching all the teenage girls on telly screaming and carrying on trying to get a glimpse of them.

One of my daughter's friends facebooked asking who wanted to go see them in Bris and for about 30 seconds I thought how awesome it'd be to take my daughter in.  But she burst my bubble by rolling her eyes and saying 'Mum, it's One Direction, not LMFAO!'

I was so dissapointed :-(

Edited by ~maryanne~, 13 April 2012 - 07:43 AM.


#6 lozoodle

Posted 13 April 2012 - 07:47 AM

I'm so bloody over the screaming teens! They are staying in the hotel next to my work and there are crowds of them standing there squealing every day, it is so annoying.

#7 #YKG

Posted 13 April 2012 - 08:43 AM

Dont worry lozoodle they head to Melbourne this weekend do you should have a non teen scream session next week

#8 Quattuor Genitrix

Posted 13 April 2012 - 08:48 AM

What a fantastic thing for a mum to do. My mother would never have dream't being put out so much to take me along to anything like this. This is a parenting win! Well Done!

#9 strawberrycakes

Posted 13 April 2012 - 09:39 AM

OP what a truely awesome Mum you are.  Your DD will for sure remember the day forever where her Mum took the time to take her something that meant alot to her.

Just so lovely & I hope that one day I can do something like that for my DD, my own mother never did & I want my DDs childhood to be better than what I felt mine was original.gif

#10 Therese

Posted 13 April 2012 - 10:22 AM

You have helped make amazing memories for your daughter OP original.gif

#11 BadCat

Posted 13 April 2012 - 10:23 AM

How cool of you.  original.gif  I would do that if my DD was into it.

I am thankful that whenever 1D are mentioned my 13yo DD just rolls her eyes and makes disgusted "screaming girly" noises.  I don't think she's the type to stalk a band.  Bless her.  laughing2.gif

Edited by BadCat, 13 April 2012 - 10:24 AM.


#12 ~JASB~

Posted 13 April 2012 - 11:23 AM

QUOTE (BadCat @ 13/04/2012, 10:23 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
How cool of you.  original.gif  I would do that if my DD was into it.

I am thankful that whenever 1D are mentioned my 13yo DD just rolls her eyes and makes disgusted "screaming girly" noises.  I don't think she's the type to stalk a band.  Bless her.  laughing2.gif

This is my 12yo neice, too laughing2.gif  Yesterday she had a 1D poster from a magazine, blutak'd it to her bedroom door and was firing nerf gun darts at it.  She cracks me up original.gif

ETA that OP, yes I think you are a very cool mum too.  For me, it was all NKOTB  blush.gif  so I can relate to your DD!

Edited by ~JAS~, 13 April 2012 - 11:24 AM.


#13 AprilEthereal

Posted 13 April 2012 - 11:41 AM

Here I was thinking you were so excited that some teenage girls had waved at you. wink.gif
You're a cool Mum, well done.

#14 Gossipgirl

Posted 13 April 2012 - 11:46 AM

We had zac efron here in adelaide lots of screaming girls at the shops where he walked the red carpet.

Thankfully people told me on facebook to not head down there

#15 Mel.Bell

Posted 13 April 2012 - 11:48 AM

I opened this thread thinking that another pregnant lady waved to you (assuming the OP was pregnant) ... Having fun with a previous thread about the stupid things men think about pregnany POST #27

http://www.essentialbaby.com.au/forums/ind...howtopic=972098


Hope the link works & I really hope my girls aren't the screaming type for boy bands when they grow up. I don't want to have to do what you did unsure.gif

ETA: Post #

Edited by Mel.Bell, 13 April 2012 - 11:49 AM.


#16 dessiesgirl

Posted 13 April 2012 - 11:57 AM

QUOTE (lozoodle @ 13/04/2012, 07:47 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm so bloody over the screaming teens! They are staying in the hotel next to my work and there are crowds of them standing there squealing every day, it is so annoying.


I can sympathise - they were certainly loud! I was standing right by DD when "the hand" appeared, and I copped an earful. I retired to the cafe around the corner, with my book!


QUOTE (BadCat @ 13/04/2012, 10:23 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
How cool of you.  original.gif  I would do that if my DD was into it.

I am thankful that whenever 1D are mentioned my 13yo DD just rolls her eyes and makes disgusted "screaming girly" noises.  I don't think she's the type to stalk a band.  Bless her.  laughing2.gif



Don't be too sure - DD was just like this with Justin Bieber. 12 short months later she's screaming witht he best of them!

#17 CubaLulu

Posted 13 April 2012 - 12:04 PM

What a wonderful thing for you to do, OP! I hope to be a Mum like you one day, it might just be pregnancy hormones, but your post gave me goosebumps! What a lucky little girl you have.

#18 JustBeige

Posted 13 April 2012 - 12:23 PM

QUOTE (BadCat @ 13/04/2012, 10:23 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I am thankful that whenever 1D are mentioned my 13yo DD just rolls her eyes and makes disgusted "screaming girly" noises.  I don't think she's the type to stalk a band.  Bless her.  laughing2.gif

This is my DD too (thankfully!)

Very cool think you did OP original.gif






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