None of my boys has ever shown any interest in a girl as a girlfriend (except for when Sweet Pea first saw Princess Leia in the slave girl copper bikini get-up. But, duh.) and certainly never used the actual word “girlfriend”. Pumpkin Pie, especially, has been pretty consistent with his stance on girls: Who needs ’em? So, when he came home from school last week and told his father he now has TWO girlfriends, Emily and Sophia from school, I was surprised by his word choice. I am pretty sure he means that they are girls and they are his friends, hence girlfriends, as opposed to his enemies which is what they were prior to this. Emily is dressing as a peacock for Halloween and I don’t know what costume Sophia is planning to wear, because when I asked him, he calmly said, “Mom, please stop asking me about my girlfriends”. End of conversation. Good grief, what will this child be like in 10 years. I am afraid.
- Little Wrigglers Wreaking Havoc in God's House (The Best Thing Ever)I went to early church yesterday so my 16 year-old could help teach the little bitty kids during that service. The littles really seem to like her and a couple always insist on sitting next to her when they do crafts. It’s nice for all of them, I think.I watched her stand in the front of the sanctuary, waving the kids to come forward, to leave their moms. So […]
- Little Wrigglers Wreaking Havoc in God's House (The Best Thing Ever)
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- MenacePower is intoxicating. Everyone loves having the ability to make their decisions into reality — to think "this should be something that happens," and then actually be able to make that thing happen. It is also dangerous. And it is especially dangerous when applied to four-year-olds. Four-year-olds lack the experience to wield power responsibly. The […]