Is it just me or is this weird?
So I am all for letting your kids know you love them and are thinking about them. I've put my fair share of little notes in their lunch boxes when my bios were younger with "Have a great day. Love Mom" message. I still put one in BD9's planner every once in a while if she's having a rough morning. But I stopped doing that for BS11 two years ago when he was in 4th grade and about died of embarrassment when one of his friends saw the note and made a big deal out of it. He's in middle school now and I would never even think about putting a love note in his lunch.
SS11 is also in 6th grade and is already a very awkward kid who gets picked on and bullied all the time at school. But every other Wednesday when he and SS9 come back to our house for the week there is a long sappy love note in his lunch box from BM. (BS9 buys his lunch so if BM is sending him notes they are in his backpack or something and we've never seen them) When I say long I mean a full page of HUGE hand-drawn hearts and smiley faces and a long note that always says something along the lines of "I love you so much SS11. You are my world and I can't wait to hug you tight and hold you in my arms when you get back. Love you to the moon and back. YOUR MOMMY XOXOXO" I honestly could throw up when I happen to see these notes. It's nauseating. Tell me this is not going to get this kid's ass beat if one of his meaner class meats sees this sh*t?? Is it just me or is almost 12 a little old too old for this??