Posts Tagged“12 year old”

File this under “who the hell is this girl and why is she texting my 12 year old son about being lonely in her bedroom?” My head is about to explode. My 12 year old son is experiencing his first go round with the opposite sex. He has been on and off again with a girl I will call “Ann.” (I really should nickname her Jezebel but I am being nice.) Their relationship consists mostly of texting and saying hello to each other in school. No big deal. Until the stupid girl games started. And now my head hurts. First…

Well, we finally got our braces! September has been an exciting month of change for my middle schooler – new school, new responsibilities and of course, NEW BRACES. What do you think? Can’t see a thing, can you? Even his teachers didn’t notice the change. (His grandparents had no idea either. Totally floored them.) Besides the fact that you can’t even tell that he is wearing braces, there are so many things about the Invisalign Teen experience that we love so far: a. Super easy to use- Pop them out to eat. Pop them back in when you are done.…

When is the right time to buy your child an “Mature” rated video game? My son turned 12 on Wednesday and one of  the presents his father and I gave him was Halo 3. Halo 3 is rated M. It took many agonizing months to come to that decision. We first started considering an M video game when Tiny Ninja became obsessed with Call of Duty:Black Ops. In case you are unaware, that little beauty of video game is rated M for blood, gore, intense violence and strong language. And you know what? EVERYBODY HAS IT. It is, hands down,…