Wednesday, January 19, 2011

POP QUIZ....

What do you do...
when your 14  year old comes to you at 9 pm 
and says:

"Mom, can you help me?  
I need a composition book for Science. But...see...
the thing is, it needs to be decorated...all Science like."

"ok...I can help you...I will pick one up tomorrow.
  When do you need it?"

"Um.  Tomorrow."  

!?!!!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!!?!?!?!!?!?!
   DO you.....

A.  THROTTLE THE KID
B. Scream at him for JUST NOW mentioning it
C.  Do it for him and gripe him out...sending him 
to bed because that is where he SHOULD be.
D.  ALL OF THE ABOVE

?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!!?!?!?!?!?!!?!?!!!!?!?!??

Correct answer...ALL OF THE ABOVE!!!!

So...I pulled out my Bella Blvd Stash...knowing EXACTLY what line I needed for this project.
MIDTERM.
I set to work...not wanting to do anything fancy because 
1.) He is a BOY
2.) HE is supposed to be doing it

I set to work...measuring, cutting, and gluing down.  
I used Mod Podge and covered the entire cover...it helps to seal in
those sticker edges...and keep them from coming up over time.
In the end...I ended up with a simple composition book, not TOO fancy,
worthy of a 14 year old boy...AND I was pleased with the results.





To answer the question that I know some of you are thinking...

NO. I am NOT one of those Mom's who does my kid's homework.
NO.  I do not ever do his homework for him.
AND NO...the decorating part was NOT homework.
It was extra credit...the REQUIRED part was the notebook.
I did it because OBVIOUSLY...
the kid need all the help he can get! LOLOL
UGH!!!!  TEENAGERS!

Anyway...I enjoyed the end result...and it was worthy of a BIG hug and kiss 
on the way out the door...so ...it was worth it to me!

Thanks for looking!  Have a FANTABULOUS day!!!!

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8 comments:

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

LOL LOL LOL LOL!! The scary part is I pictured ADAM in the above scenario!!! LOL!!!!! You ROCKED it MOM!!! This is AWESOME!!!!! Now I guess I need to dig out some of my Jillibean in case Adam comes to me with this!! LOL! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Michelle said...

Ugh!!! I agree! All of the above. Why oh why do kids do that?? LOL Mine (both of the girls' have done that too!!) It sure did turn out cute!!!

peskyscrapper said...

Awesome job! Luckily if that ever happened to me my younger daughter would probably be the one to help the older one out on the project. She is so crafty. If she came to me I know I would help too! That's what moms do. Love the book cover.

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Sarah Mullanix said...

Yep been there, I have a 14 year old too!!! :)

Natasha said...

HAHAHA! Had a good laugh! Sounds like MY son. You did a fantastic job with the notebook and I enjoyed reading your post. Congrats on the DT (woooohoooo!!!) and I look forward to getting to know you better! Your work is beautiful!
Hugs, Natasha

Lillian Child said...

Not a winner myself, but I am a winner in that I discovered your delightful blog site recently! This post just had me smiling out loud - I remember those days when the kids procrastinated to infinity and beyond. But you're SUCH a great mom as your "extra credit" help turned out SUPER!

Jeanet said...

Love it that you did that for him!!
...boys!! You're a wonderful mom!!