Sooo, that Little Brother is a PIECE OF WORK! Always thinking, that one. Well…..I should say…..always thinking about a way out of a sticky situation. That is, with nothing stuck to him. He is virtually blameless….just ask him.
The Little Brother just turned the Big 8 on Saturday.
In hopes of changing some of his behavior of, for example, hiding under his desk, pillows, etc. when upset ,I have been telling him (by suggestion) that when you are 7 frustration can be tricky but once you are 8 it will be sooo much easier.
I know, I know, a complete load of CRAP, cause at my…..well, let’s just say maturity level, most days I would also like to hide under a desk for the day. Who wouldn’t?
My hopes were so high that this pep talk was working.
Needless to say I wanted to hide in my car when they grabbed me out of carpool to get my child from under his desk.
Once home, I tried to get out of him what he is thinking when he dives under that desk. Yeeaah, I know, “Hey Lady, he’s not thinking, he’s 8!”
I repeated my new slogan:
Me: “Now you are 8 this isn’t the behavior of an 8 year old.”
Little Brother: Weeelll, Mommy, I have only been 8 since Saturday…….so…..I really don’t have all the information on 8 year old behavior.
May I suggest…….GOOGLE!?