It's official. My eight-year-old son has a girlfriend. You may remember her from a couple of months ago - the nice little girl with whom he sat on the carpet during carpet time.
"Yeah, Mama," he said. "She's my girlfriend."
"You mean a friend that's a girl, right?"
My father, who had been visiting, put in his two cents. "When I was in the second grade, I had a girlfriend, too."
I made a face at him.
He continued. "I remember one day I walked her home from school. There was a little hill. At the bottom, I gave her a kiss."
"Dad!" I said, hardly believing that he would share such a story. "Don't give him any ideas!"
I looked at Bubba. He had a mischievous twinkle in his big blue eyes. And he was grinning from ear to ear.
Great. Now I have to worry about my boy sneaking off with a second grade girl, trying to kiss her. What next?
*LOL* Oh dear! Maybe you can distract him from the girl with a turtle.ReplyDelete
Hmmm. I don't know. That girl is kind of cute!Delete
I bet there was a twinkle in your dad's eye too. Just be sure your son knows he has to be a gentleman.ReplyDelete
Yes. That's going to be a challenge!Delete
Reminds me of a similar story....ReplyDelete
What next? Well, Favorite Young Man is 32 so I could tell you what's next, but I don't think you could take it.ReplyDelete
You are so right! I most definitely do not want to think about what's next! LOL!Delete
Second grade sounds about right for first love, Sherry. My kindergartener came home and said he had a "heart sweet." I said, "Do you mean sweetheart?" He said, "Yeah, that's it." :)ReplyDelete
Awww. Too cute!Delete
That is soooo cute... it had to happen at some stage... and grade 2 is about right these days...ReplyDelete
I remember I was in the second grade, and a boy had a crush on me. He gave me a matching necklace and bracelet set. The bracelet broke, but I still have the necklace somewhere. So funny!Delete
haha well it is the season, you may want to forgo putting any mistletoe up to give him an excuse.ReplyDelete
LOL! Good call!Delete
Cute story...he's past the 'yuck, girls' stage already?ReplyDelete
Yeah. Scary! At least my daughter is still in the "yuck, boys" stage. She's the one I'm really worried about!Delete
That's so cute. Maybe you can invite her over for tea. =)ReplyDelete
I think that's a great idea. I need to know who my son is hanging with! LOL!Delete
So Bubba is past the stage of not liking girls? Thought that didn't happen until about 4th or 5th grade? I must be behind in the times.ReplyDelete
It's ridiculous how young they start. Some of my friends said their kids were talking boyfriends and girlfriends in kindergarten. That's crazy!Delete
I bet you can't wait until your kids start!Delete
Ha! That's so cute! And I love his grandpa egging him on. That is exactly what a grandpa ought to do. teehee. Where you really need to watch out is middle school--the girls get SUPER aggressive. In fact it will probably be good that your son has a little experience or he will end up with a string of accidental girlfriends.ReplyDelete
I am worried about that. He's a really good looking boy. Even now, all the girls write in his yearbook how handsome and nice he is. It's going to be nothing but trouble the older he gets!Delete
Bubba has a girlfriend --so cute. :)ReplyDelete
I'm just shaking my head. I'm not ready for this! LOL!Delete
no cassanovas at my house...your story was adorable. sigh!ReplyDelete
Maybe that's a good thing! It'll save you a few gray hairs. LOL!Delete
He sounds precious.ReplyDelete
Yes, he's a really cute kid - inside and out!Delete
How sweet! Chill mom. LOL :)ReplyDelete
LOL, you dad sounds like he is a real kick in the pants. That is such a cute story.ReplyDelete