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Baby, It's Cold Outside - Now Put Some Clothes On!

My soon-to-be 12 year old thinks she's too cool to wear a coat.

It's 21 degrees outside!!!

She's wearing a short-sleeved shirt with a lightweight zip front sweatshirt. I'm warming up the car while wearing thick socks, a down coat and gloves. My youngest is sprouting her various shades of pink attire; pink down coat, pink ear muffs, pink hat, pink thick socks, and Katie shows up to the car in her sweatshirt. Is she crazy?!?

Could it be that a soon-to-be 12 year old's body temperature could be that hot? I remember not wanting to get out of bed unless my socks were waiting for me at the end of my bed and my slippers were not far behind. Cold feet = Bad mood.

I made her carry her coat into school. Of course I was given the "Mo-o-o-om" moan.

Maybe tomorrow she'll push the issue even more and wear a tank top.


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