Teenagers dating too early
I pretty much ignore all references to girlfriends and boyfriends at that age and I absolutely do not encourage it.
I didn't sneak around and date either because I didn't want to get into trouble with my parents.
(They are a bunch, hardly a huge expenditure.) He looked at me like I had just suggested he dance naked in the checkout aisle. I don’t presume to understand the inner-workings of a middle school aged boy’s mind, so I dropped the subject.I don’t know that I have seen anything recently that I more wanted to take a photo of than him standing at his girlfriend’s front door, holding the bouquet behind his back.He told me later that she was so happy and in turn it made him so happy.If you have a question, please email Chris at this specific email address: adviceforparentsoftweens[at]gmail[dot]com.
Please keep your questions on the issue of raising older kids.A few days later he had oral surgery and his girlfriend came over with balloons and ice cream for him.