Some of you have heard me refer to our 10 year old son, Buddy, as our sullen teenager - even though he is not even a pre-teen yet.
But, he gets so sassy and moody sometimes, it just puzzles us.
I think it's fairly typical - kids seem to be doing things earlier these days than when I was younger. Or perhaps, I'm just turning into that old codger who grouses about kids in my yard.
Anyway, this past weekend, there was a Lock-In sleepover event at Buddy's school. A lock-in is where the kids bring their pillow and sleeping bags, then spend the whole night in the school gym. The school (PTO) provides pizzas and snacks. There are games and other activities and the kids have a blast.
Before dropping Buddy off, we decided to have dinner at Mayberry's. I was sitting next to Buddy (he was to my right). At one point, I looked over and on the crease of his nose, I spied a little bump.
I looked closer and realized it was a little pimple! LOL.
Of course, I had to call him "Zit-zilla" and "The Zitster". The Evil Twin had to chime in with "Pizza Face" and "Snow Cap". We all just laughed hysterically.
I don't know what to do.... he's only 10! What on Earth are we in for with this kid? I told the Evil Twin I better get the number for Pro-Activ...
The Evil Twin and I talked about being teens and we both assessed that we had been "moderately zitty" and that all those skin remedies back in the day were never worth the money. None of that stuff ever seemed to help.
I am not ready for a tween. I'm still fighting the occasional bump myself (along with fighting wrinkles with a metric assload of moisturizer each day). I do not want to have to add dermatologist to the list of docs we have to see.
I can't be old enough to have a kid with pimples yet, can I? ;-) Ugh!
This momming business is hard work.