« Have coffee, Braille directions, and exit strategy: will travel. | Main | We won't be buying him socks for a while... »

July 04, 2008

Comments

I have friends who padlock their pantry. Some of us are real food Nazis, I guess...

I love the way you describe your kids. It's clear you love them to bits, but I warm to a mother who can describe her child as "sort of a dim bulb, sometimes." Ha! (I think she's the soul sister of one of the girls in this house, too...)

I don't think it's being a "food Nazi" to padlock your pantry when the problem gets to this point. Rather than padlocking the entire pantry, could you provide daughter with a padlocked fridge for her room?

When my eldest was going through her pre-adolescent growth spurt, we put a snack container in the fridge, stocked fresh each morning with a few thousand calories worth of nutritious food, mostly to save me from the whining. "I'm huuungry! There's nothing to eeeat!" Somehow, I think this would be inadequate for your boy. Which leaves you what? His own personal snack fridge???

i'm thinking the padlocked fridge or pantry for your daughter ...

and one for you too, if there's something you REALLY want to save from the human garbage disposal.

I so remember my son doing the same thing. I found the only safe hiding place was my bra drawer, where no teenage boy would consider placing his hands or looking. For many years, my stash of chocolate and mint oreo cookies were safe with my bras! Always enjoy your posts!

The comments to this entry are closed.

BlogWithIntegrity.com

ugg boots

banner

alltop_125x125

Advertise

Advertise on MCMM

Business

Subscribe with Bloglines

View blog authority

More parenting videos

Tour, Tour Reviews, Travel Guides, Places to see - RubaRuba Ponzi Tree Contest - Tours, Tour Reviews, Travel Guides

Blogger Black Book Member

Friends

propsnpans button

pbn button

MSU button

modmom button

GMF Button

CMP button

Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket

crazyhip

Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket

A place where working moms connect