Back To School 2011- Wordless Wednesday

Summer is over.
And it’s back to school.
I love the quiet.
But still miss these children who keep getting older.
While making me feel even older.

<3


…yep. I let Mr.T. dye his bangs. He’s 16, a good kid who does well in school and {mostly} listens to his parents. I think it looks neat. :)

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Henrietta Newman is a tech loving, video game playing, pr friendly single mom / gramma blogger who talks about life with a teen daughter, an adult son, a toddler granddaughter and all that it entails. Subscribe to A Hen's Nest for giveaways, delicious family recipes, reviews and more!

Comments

  1. I think his hair looks neat too!!

  2. Ah! Awesome mom, letting him dye his bangs!

  3. The hair was never a battle I thought was worth fighting either. I love that it’s an easy way for them to express themselves!

  4. You’re a cool mom. :) My hair was every color of the rainbow in high school and I turned out just fine. I’ve never even smoked a cigarette! I think parents who get upset about these things are misguided.

    • Thanks! I don’t think my son will ever smoke either, he isn’t into any of that kind of thing which makes me so happy! I think as long as there is respect and trust then our kids can dress and style their hair how they want – within reason.

  5. Both of the kids are so cute but Mr. T deserves an extra award for agreeing to hold the sign and posing for pics. What great kids!

    • I thought for sure he would try to get out of it this year but I guess he just knows it’s our tradition! When he goes off to college I’m making him hold that sign!!

  6. I love the bangs! You’re a cool mom for letting him!

  7. Great photos. Love that you let them express themselves!

  8. He’s such a teenager LOL Love the pics!

  9. Lisa-MyLifeAfterThat says:

    Great Photos, I think your son looks awesome. I have always let my kids do things like that after a age. It is a identity thing and better to where clothes or dye their hair.

  10. I totally agree with you on the hair! My husband has a different view though :(

    Great pics!

  11. I love the hair.

    Our school district does not allow the children to dye their hair though. I don’t see anything wrong with it.

  12. Great photos. I really like her shirt!

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