As i have said before...I have been trying to pick my battles with my son.I let him choose his haircuts,pick out his clothes and shoes and all that stuff.But I do have my limits..I won't let him wear anything dirty..or dirty looking (that was yesturdays battle) I won't let him wear the Harley Davidson Shirt his Uncle bought him with the half naked woman on it (Good Lord..yes he really bought him that).
SO this morning...he comes down wearing SHORTS. Okay..fine..go ahead..its pleasant out..although the temp will drop later on...he will learn about Ohio weather soon enough..just wear a hoodie with it.Okay.No problem.
I look down.THe boy had on mismatched socks!! One super LONG one and one short short one,LOL.
I close my eyes...the danger of the battle looming before me. I say...do you know that you have two totally different socks on? he rolls his eyes and in a inpatient tone, he replies "Yessssss MOmmmmmmmmm". I say:" You know...everyone is going to see that you have on two very different socks..because your wearing shorts". He replies" I DON'T CARE MOMMMMM" I just said "Okay"
I'm proud of myself because I let it go,lol.Socks not a big deal right.I hope.
I just wonder sometimes....what the teachers think when he goes to school dressed like that.DO they think that I'm not taking care of him, not paying attention to him before he leaves for school? Do they talk about parents with kids like mine during thier lunch break in the teacher lounge? Do you think they say.."man..you see that dirty shirt that kid had on today..doesnt his mother wash his clothes?" UGH!
LOL..maybe I think too much into it..noones going to call social services over two different socks,right?
I think sometimes..I should give his teacher a call and just say hey..I want you to know this is whats going on and please don't take what he is wearing as a reflection of his home life.
So...have you been here? DO you know what I'm talking about? What did you do? What would you do?
I'm TRYING to take this all in with a sense of humor...because ladies...if I don't laugh about the things this 10 year old of mine does...I will be admitted to the CPI..if there is such a place...
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