it might be socially unacceptable, but….

Occasionally Eli puts his pants on backwards. The other day I pointed it out to him and he said he wanted them that way. He also says that when he has his shoes on the wrong feet, and unfortunately I worry that it is his prideful way of stubbornly refusing to change. But maybe I’m over-thinking it…

Anyway, I figured, why not let him wear his pants backwards? They will last longer because he can wear out the knees on both sides.

5 thoughts on “it might be socially unacceptable, but….

  1. Jackson wears his pants backwards almost daily, and often his shirts too. When I tell him, he just says,”no they're not.” I don't fight the issue. It's not hurting me and he's happy! Kids are great.


  2. Jamin intentionally wears his shirts backwards a lot. I figure it's fine to let them have some harmless self-expression. Who knows? We could be avoiding serious rebellion in ten years by giving them this choice (at least, that's what I tell myself when resisting my OCD).


  3. I don't comment enough, but I follow your blog religiously! You are such a good writer and so insightful. You and your kids will be so glad you have written these stories about their childhood!


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