For the second day in a row manster insisted on taking a shower before school even though he'd taken baths the night before. AND.. get this... he actually washed his body while in there. He asked for Axe deoderant and body spray and is using it too. He's also insisting on taking on more independenc in general. I think this Middle School thing is having some positive benefits. Just had to share. I never thought I would see this day. I'm sure we will see enough challenges in the coming days/weeks so I thought it would be good to recognize this positive. Someone please remind me of this when I go bezerk about one them at some point down the line.