Lately most of my free time has been consumed with my EDCI 335 studies. Any spare time is spent reading, writing and commenting on my own and other people’s work. But in the next two weeks, something far more important (to me) takes top priority in my free time…my boys.
They, of course, will always be #1 in my book, but when I have school work to do, thankfully they are understanding (as is my husband, Shawn) and extremely supportive. These next two weeks, however, I must give my focus back to them as my boys prepare to perform Shrek the Musical at their school.
Some of you may remember that I wrote a blog about my son, David, wanting to try out for the part of Shrek…he did, and he got it! My younger son, Matthew, also auditioned for a part and he is now Pinocchio. They even break dance in the show!
So, over the next two weeks I will be that mom who will try to fit in her studies between making sure her boys are fed, listened to, cared for and supported as they do their full days at school and six hours of rehearsal time each night at the theatre (they arrived home from school at 11pm last night). I am so proud of all they have accomplished and can’t wait to see this huge project come to life on stage. Six months of rehearsal with only two short weeks to go…excitement is building!
The biggest trick will be to see if I can hold back the tears as the final curtain closes. I am so proud of my boys!