Friday, August 19, 2011

It's Alive!



It's official. I am the mother of a teenager. (Cue screaming) This week my daughter turned thirteen. Crazy. I thought by this time I'd be all-knowing so that I'd have really good comebacks to her teenager wit. But I'm not. So give me all your motherly advice for surviving through three teenage daughters because starting now, this is my future. (More screaming)

Happy birthday to my smart, gorgeous (would post a picture but she's way too cute to be showing the world), amazing, sassy, funny daughter! Love you. Go easy on me, kid, I still have three more children to raise.

12 comments:

  1. Oh, dear. I still can't believe you have a teenager! I have no advice for you--the last teenager I dealt with was myself!

    GOOD LUCK!!!

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  2. With that many girls, stock up on chill pills. :) My parents raised four daughters--and I think we were all teens at the same time--or close to it. Be afraid. Be very afraid.

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  3. LOL! I have 2 girls so far, so I'm pretty close behind you! :) Happy birthday to her! :D

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  4. Happy Birthday to the 13 yo and good luck with that Kasie!!!! :o)

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  5. Pooey. You guys are no help at all. :) I'm already terrified. I need help. Is there a place I can ship them off for 5 years and then they send them back when they love me again? :)

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  6. And Renee, I'm the most frightened of your comment because you had four! So you actually know. I will go cry now. :)

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  7. you better be scared. thanks mom

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  8. when they would get a little too feisty for their own good, jeremy's parents sent their teenagers to the ranch in montana. jeremy's extended relatives own a cattle ranch up there. the teens would be expected to work 12 hour days - harvesting hay, rounding up cattle, and lots of hard manual labor. alone. for 4-6 weeks. from what i hear it was quite rehabilitating. :)

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  9. Hannah, you weren't supposed to comment with your cute little face on my blog. :) But thanks for the words of warning.

    Jennifer, why don't I have extended relatives who own cattle ranches?? Whyeee? :) Maybe I need to go adopt some ranch owners.

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  10. When you find out the trick to raising teenage girls... let me know. I have one more year until my first becomes one, and then I am doomed! Renee's comment scared me too! Ahhh!

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  11. LOL! I love your picture choice ;) I hear chocolate helps in these situations.

    Also, I’m a new follower— wonderful blog! Stop by my blog and follow me too? :) http://rachelbrookswrites.blogspot.com/

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