Last week I asked Mica, "So who have you been playing with at school during recess time?" It's my way of asking how his day was without asking, How was your day? over and over like a broken record.
He said, "Well...actually I've been walking around with Sally." *Her name is not really Sally, but I'm calling her that for this post.
I said, "Mica you do know you're too young for a girlfriend."
He said, "I know, but I'm not too young for a crush."
This girl made the Student Council with him. -Sigh
We went to Target. I was looking for the toothpaste I wanted. Mica said, "Mom Sally and I have the same deodorant. Here it is."
I'm thinking, How does this kid know what kind of deodorant Sally wears? Oh ya they keep them in their lockers to put on before gym class.
Mica said, "Sally likes me to."
I said, "Your guy friends won't understand that."
In the car Mica said, "The girls at the school think I'm the cutest boy in the class."
I said, "Really! Don't let that get to your head Mica. There's plenty of good looking kids in your class."
Mica said, "I'm number 1 on Sally's list."
I said, "Things like that change. Character is not always about how you look. It's about how you act to."
He said, "I act fine Mom."
Oh my goodness we're in trouble. This boy is only in 4th grade! He could be in 5th grade age wise, but he's in 4th grade! How in the heck do I take this down a notch, or 5 notches? This kid doesn't need more confidence. He has plenty. I don't want him to be that guy like in Beauty and the Beast - Gaston. BTW I can't believe I'm referencing Disney. That's the first character that came to mind.
|Disney's Beauty and the Beast|
My goodness he's too young for girls! I guess I had a crush in 4th grade, but I never told anyone about it. Mica's told me, his friends, Grandma and Grandpa, and even the girl he likes.
I remember my mom saying, "Some things I just don't want to know." I think I know what she meant now.