What's with 12 year old boy's?

Aunt Anna tried to be nice, apparently he thought he was going to catch something from her.

Onto happier children with fat eyes...

This poor little guy got stung by a bee yesterday morning and this is what he looked like last night. But is he,


Nooooo, still has a smile on his face when he clearly has reason to be upset. I love toddlers. The 12 year old needs to take a few pointers from the baby!

Any advice on the pre-teen?



Pam (meanestmother) said...

I also have 6 children from 28 to 9. The first time my mother asked me about my new teenage son's attitude and then tears, I explained to her it was PMS. (I already had two teenage daughters) She was astounded! He can't have PMS. I said, he certainly does. He has Pre Man Syndrome. Hormones do strange things even to boys! The youngest of our three boys is now 16. My best advice for anyone with teenage kids is to enjoy every great moment you have with them so that when these times comes you know there will again be good times ahead! Good luck!

Katie said...

I don't know, but good luck! When you've figured it out, let me know because I have a six year old going on 12...and trust me...military school is looking pretty sweet right now! :)

Jen said...

My mother had 3 girls and 2 boys. She swears boys are easier, but they go through two rounds where you just want to send them away. My older son is 14 and he is pretty reasonable. He only gets cranky once or twice a week. My younger son will be 11 tomorrow and he has the best attitude. I just hope it lasts. We had a house full of boys yesterday and I noticed the 13 and 14 yr old boys were all moody.

A Musing Mom (Taylorclan6) said...

It's not just boys. It's the magical age of 12. I am having a really bad day.

susanmw1 said...

He is such a sweet boy, maybe his underwear was too tight!

beth said...

I have a 12 yr old boy too...they are soooo fun!

Mach Momma said...

At my house 14 is even worse. grumpy butts boys and girls!
For 10 years now (my oldest is 24) I have said "Teenagers are the Lord's way of making it easier to say goodbye.." when they grow up of course.

babyyahyah said...

my daughter is going through all that at 11. I hate the moodiness... yeah its tough to think back when you were a kid and relate when all you want to do is smack that attitude away...lol.