Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Puppy Love

This may not look like a puppy to you, but I assure you it is, and it’s lovesick.

Charley was quite pleased with himself when he asked Jordan to the movies. (Never mind that she already has a boyfriend. That's him, Austin - the one in the blue shirt. Charley may not know it, but Austin is a class act all the way - lending his girlfriend to my son, so he can have a date too, and God, please rain favor on him for that.)

Here’s how Charley put it…

“I, me, Jordan, movies, eat, fun.”

And that’s what happened. Jordan picked him up in her car, and off to the movies they went.

According to Charley, he had a “GWEAT” time. The next morning he came out of his bedroom, and sat beside me on the couch. I could tell something was bothering him, but what?

“What’s up, Son?” I said.

“My bwoke is heart.”

“Your heart is broken?”


“By who?”

 He looked at me, like you know who. Duh.

“What did she do to break your heart?”

He sighed a gut-wrenched lung clearing exasperated, well of a sigh.  

“I love her much, Mom,” he said.

“Who? Jordan?”

“Yeah, I love her much.”

Then, he said, “I MAD!”

“Why? Didn’t you have fun?”


“Then why are you mad?”

He looked at me kind of weepy.  “She bwought me home.”



  1. OH WOW! I've had some similar stories... It's so great to see them have a good time, but then it always hits.... Josh will tell stories about how his "girlfriends" dumped him. I thought I was helping and finally said - "Yeah, I know, me too." And we'd sing "Love Stinks" for a while. Then he finally caught on and realized that just because I had been "dumped three times" as he now LOVES to remind me every chance he gets - that doesn't mean that he will be. Tough balancing act we have ...... Hope Charley is feeling better!

  2. Hi Stephanie, it nice to know other parents are creative with their DS kids. They have so much to deal with. And aren't we the lucky ones, we've been given the best.

  3. Stephanie, thanks so much for sharing my Puppy Love story!

  4. That's so sweet! Hope he's doing better now. :)

  5. He's much better, thanks so much Cindy!