life with a teen

So Aidan had a Dr check up last week and guess what? He is officially my height. I have tried to hide this for a few months by wearing 2 inch heels when around him. But when the nurse said he was 5’2” I literally gasped. My baby…. how is that possible?

Also these days when we stare at each other eye to eye, I have also noticed significant facial hair. The kid needs to shave, even his nurse and pediatrician commented on it.

Rahul and I both grew up in the 1980s. Parents didn’t talk about changing bodies back then. I remember distinctly getting a copy of Are You There God, It’s Me Margaret on my bed with a stickie note saying come to a parent with questions… which clearly meant DO NOT come to them with questions. Read the book and learn what you need to know.

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Rahul remembers buying a razor around Aidan’s age, but that is it. He learned solo. As were the parenting strategies back in the olden days.

But this needs to happen soon at our house.

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But in 2017, we talk and process everything. I LOVE that Aidan still comes to me to talk about things. So this is our next chat. How to shave.

Gulp. Wish me luck.

Kristan

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