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This is my 12 year old Allison and the flowers her 'boyfriend' gave her today at school. Apparently it's their four month anniversary.


He didn't actually hand them to her---he gave them to his friend to give them to her.(How Middle School is that?) This is the text message conversation that my husband and I had after I sent him that photo.

Lance: "FROM JARYD??"

Me: "Ayup"

Lance: "GET MY GUN!!"

Me: "Ayup"

Lance: "I'm happy for her but scared for us"

Me: "Ayup"


  1. Ohhh....teenager love!! So cute, so scary!!

  2. lol, brings back memories of the day she was BORN....remember that part of the 'mormon chat'??? LOL!!!

  3. at 12???? I would have simply

  4. It's quite adorable. They have lunch at the same time but don't sit at the same table. It's so middle school. They don't see each other outside of school. Yes, I'm the mean mommy.

  5. Rebecca, I do!! I was in labor online!! I'd totally forgotten about that! Too funny...

  6. UHhhh to young for a boyfriend!! LOck her up now

  7. Yes, I agree. But the beauty of it is that they NEVER see each other except in passing. They have class together---but don't sit next to each other. They have lunch together----but don't sit together. It's MIDDLE SCHOOL.


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