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To think that there's a girl involved.

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WhereYouLeftIt Wed 06-Jul-11 19:01:44

DS is 12. I normally have to moan at him to go and wash his hair, which he is reluctant to do. He is also very difficult to get out of bed in the morning. Today, he got up early specifically to wash his hair, because "it was a bit greasy".

And the MN jury says ...?

DogsBestFriend Wed 06-Jul-11 19:02:38

Yep! grin

Northernlurker Wed 06-Jul-11 19:03:01

Yes there's a girl.

Hope she's nice smile

LadyThumb Wed 06-Jul-11 19:03:27

Agree - start saving for the aftershave!

AuntiePickleBottom Wed 06-Jul-11 19:03:34


WhereYouLeftIt Wed 06-Jul-11 19:06:27

LadyThumb - he does have a visible start to his moustache - it started when he still had milk teeth.

My baby's growing up sad.

<Plans on best way to become evil MIL>

kevlarbrassiere Wed 06-Jul-11 19:07:41

Is there lynx involved?

Sure sign in our house grin

WhereYouLeftIt Wed 06-Jul-11 19:11:51

No, no Lynx - I have to practically strongarm him to use Sure. But I haven't lifted his arm and reeled back in horror tested him today.

aseriouslyblondemoment Wed 06-Jul-11 19:12:05

pmsl your son could be minegrin

Funtimewincies Wed 06-Jul-11 19:12:48

Or a boy?


WhereYouLeftIt Wed 06-Jul-11 19:15:59

grin Funtimewincies, no we had that conversation. Thank god for Captain Jack Harkness and Doctor Who/Torchwood, eh?

Funtimewincies Wed 06-Jul-11 19:20:37

Just checking grin. I remember a very good friend whose mum spotted similar signs but got a bit too keen and close in her attempts to bond over the situation. After her mum had suggested for the umpteenth time that boys like to see a bit of lippy on a girl, my friend cracked and told her that 'it's not boys I like and Sarah doesn't wear lipstick either.'

Maybe not the best handled conversation and it took her mum a long time to accept that it wasn't a phase.

As you say, more opportunities for beginning discussions now maybe smile.

WhereYouLeftIt Wed 06-Jul-11 19:23:23

Well, we may have had 'that' discussion, but I am NOT going anywhere near the 'who is she' one.

Funtimewincies Wed 06-Jul-11 19:37:12

Good call grin.

maristella Wed 06-Jul-11 20:20:56

DS has started to willingly shower every day too grin

Before he had to be forcibly plonked in the bath (via threats of xbox bans etc)

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