I understand you want to have a big kid room, however even though both of you are teenagers now, each of you has totally different taste. Your sister enjoys Hello Kitty and there is nothing wrong with that. You both need to be able to express your own personality as to what character, singing group, teenage fashions whatever it may be on your side of the room. I would recommend you talk to your parents about the possibility of putting up a room divider of some kind. Not only will this give you and your sister space to put whatever you want on your side of the room, it will give both of you the teenage feeling of having your own room. This way you can be twins forever, but you can express yourselves and not be upset with each other. Hope this helps!
Girls just Want To Have Fun
Dear Girls Just Want To Have Fun,
I know your mom is being protective of your brother by not wanting to have a lot of noise which would upset him. She is also trying to make you happy by letting you go to sleepovers and have fun at your friends houses. My suggestion at this time would be to talk to your mom and ask her if she would be willing to let you and your friends have a play date at your house to begin with. Talk with her about starting off with a 3-4 hour play date with you and your friends; maybe some of the time in your room and the rest of the time outside with your friends. After this you and your mom can see how your brother reacts to small time frames of being with you and your friends. If your mom sees this going well she may be willing to increase the time to possibly 5-6 hours the next play date until before you know it, your friends and you will have a sleepover at your house. This way by going slowly your brother won’t be rushed into a lot of chaos and noise with an instant sleepover and your mom wont have that fear. Sometimes the best of times are well worth the wait! Good Luck!
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