12 Responses to “Why is it”

  1. Lauren May 30, 2008 at 6:48 PM #

    Yes and your carpets and your window screens and the rest of you that gets broken too. Still, round here, it’s the addition of a certain little girl that starts WWIII.

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  2. Annmarie May 30, 2008 at 7:04 PM #

    I know not these peaceful girl children that you speak of…

    I have my nieces in the summer (right now they are both age 8). They are never peaceful. Ever. Oooooo the bickering and punching (yes..punching) and competing makes me INSANE.

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  3. Kimber An May 30, 2008 at 9:43 PM #

    :blue: The problem isn’t that he’s a little boy. The problem is he is not a little girl. What I mean is, the little girls had already established their social order. Then, he walked in with his own needs and opinions and disrupted it. :blue:

    ;;) Little boys are awesome. Most of the children I cared for as a nanny were little boys. The key to enjoying them is to not expect them to think and feel like little girls in regards to their environment and the people in it. 😉

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  4. Jaci Burton May 30, 2008 at 10:24 PM #

    dude…you understand my warped insanity level now, yes? :poke:

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  5. Mandy M Roth May 31, 2008 at 8:36 AM #

    I have three of these “gifts”… all boys.

    Every now and again we have my niece over and I follow her around positive she’s going to break. I’m so used to the constant chaos of the boys that adding a little girl nearly drives me over the edge.

    Mandy M Roths last blog post..Girl Anachronism

  6. Jody W. May 31, 2008 at 10:41 AM #

    Oh, I dunno. My 2 girls do their part to destroy my carpets and furniture. On one hand, I cleverly purchased earth-toned (ie dirt & puke) household items; on the other, even these WWIII-color-coordinated rugs and couches are showing wear and tear and a lot of ground in cereal.

    And perhaps I just have no idea how much wilder boys would be?

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  7. May May 31, 2008 at 12:56 PM #

    According my aunt, girls are good to have around until they become teenage girls.

    Good luck in ten years, Angie!

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  8. Angie May 31, 2008 at 3:09 PM #

    May, why do you think I begged God for a boy? :chair:

  9. May May 31, 2008 at 3:17 PM #


    I would want a girl though. Don’t know what I’d do with a boy.

    Mays last blog post..I Don’t Read Like I Used To

  10. Dulcie May 31, 2008 at 10:51 PM #

    Ha-ha-ha as a “mature” mother of two boys, 5 and 2, there are days I wonder if it is a lost cause to keep them from destroying the house. Yes, there have been times I have sat with my head phones on listening to music, loudly, and surfing the internet while they ran and jumped and screamed in front of me. I kept an eye out for blood, but generally just let them do what apparently comes natural to them. Ultimately nothing was broken and they went to bed exhausted, plus I kept my voice and sanity intact.

    P.S. – I had proof that the social differences between men and women are genetic cross cultural boundaries when my 9-month old son, whom we had just brought home from Guatemala, sat in the shopping cart at Wal-Mart, giggling uncontrollably over the gas he had just passed.

  11. Lesley June 3, 2008 at 2:11 PM #

    My best friend just had her second girl and I’m expecting my second boy next month. Some days I want to hide from my darling little angel…like today, but I don’t envy anyone with a 13 year old girl. 😀

    Lesleys last blog post..Just Join in the Love Fest

  12. Mechele Armstrong June 4, 2008 at 1:05 PM #

    *blinks* girls and playing quietly? They do that??? Just kidding mostly. My two can play quietly but often, they sound like banshees.

    We recently had the 9 year old’s birthday party with a bunch of 9 year old girls (and her 7 year old sister). My hubby, God bless him, kept saying, “They’re so loud.”

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