12-Year-Old CNY Girl Writes List of House Rules We Can All Relate To
A 12-year-old Central New York girl put together a list of rules for her family when she needed a little solitude, and frankly, we can all relate.
12-year-old Ava of Whitesboro needed a little alone time in her room, with the door closed. In order to make that happen, so posted a set of "rules" on her door. The rules are hilarious, but we find ourselves asking where we can get a copy for our office. Or maybe the bathroom.
Who hasn't had a day like Ava must be having? Her mom Danielle says Ava has always been pretty sassy (in a good way). "I don’t know where she gets it from," says mom with a wink.
So what are the rules for Ava?
"If this is on my door, it means I am busy, mad, throwing a fit, or trying to sleep...if you're smart you should...just leave."
Ava then follows with suggestions on what you can do instead of ignoring her requests.
- If you need to ask me something not urgent - text me.
- If you need to ask me something I really need to know and it can't wait - call me.
- If it has to do with food - just barge in. (Clearly, Ava understands.)
- If you're going to yell at me, wait 5 minutes (presumably a cooling-off period) then knock.
Let's be honest, Ava is on to something here...especially about the food.
Same, Ava, same.