February 8, 2010

I think it's only fair...

For those of you who have children, you know that fifth grade is a big year - the time that the "dreaded" maturation program is shown to all the boys and girls at school.  When Evan was in fifth grade, Tom was at Fort Lewis in Washington. I offered to go with Ev to the program, but he decided he was too cool to have mom show up for a "father/son" type event.

When Braden was in the same grade, Tom was working for a company in Afghanistan.  I made Bray the same offer, and he accepted (I really didn't think he would!), so off I went.  I think the whole ordeal was much more embarassing for me than it was for Braden as I sat in a room full of dads and little boys learning WAYYYY more than I ever wanted to know about males and puberty.  I really had NO idea!

Tomorrow is Savannah's big day at school, and I think it's only fair that Tom should have to accompany her.  ;-P


kris... said...

You know, they don't do this here anymore... too many parents complained about how inappropriate it was! At least two years ago, that's how it was. Did your husband go? LOL

Nicole Norris said...

I totally agree. Send Tom. That is funny. I have 2 more years before that awful experience.

Lo said...

My girls walked away from their maturation lecture horrified. "Really, Mom?"

Send Tom. And thanks for making me smile.

Something Happened Somewhere Turning said...

I think he should definitely take her.

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