Monday, January 10, 2011

Boys and Toys

My sons got some two-piece magnetic push pins for Christmas presents. Did they push them in a cork board?
No.
Did they put the magnet part on their refrigerator?
No.
They put the magnets behind their ears and lips and in their noses to make facial piercings!
Yes, I laughed myself silly. They're my boys, all right.

4 comments:

Tamara Hart Heiner said...

yikes! at least it's not permanent! not a bad idea for the rebellious teen, actually.

Patty Ann said...

I so agree. It is a great idea for a rebellious teen. I really hate the more permanent rebellion that they tend to love.

Andy said...

The thing is, these guys are both closer to 30 than they are to 19. Their teenage rebellious streak should have ended a long time ago (their poor, poor wives).

Shirley Bahlmann said...

Thanks for your comments!
My sister once told me that in raising children you get three wishes. If you waste them on small things, like hair length and clothing choices, then you don't get to use them for the big things that matter forever.
And, Andy, once a kid, always a kid!

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