Jenelle Evans probably loves her kids.
We've never really doubted this, despite all the ways in which she and husband David Eason have placed young Kaiser, Ensley and Jace in danger.
The former Teen Mom star may love herself more. And she may be a victim of abuse who is almost mentally incapable of leaving Eason and actually doing the right thing for her children.
None of this means she doesn't care deeply about her sons and daughter; she just doesn't really know how to be a good parent.
The latest case in point?
Jace just turned 10 years old and Evans threw her first-born a party -- that may not exactly have been appropriate.
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Jenelle Evans, David, Maryssa and Kaiser help little Jace turn 10 years old in this photo. Yup, he is now in double digits. And he's learning how to shoot a gun, apparently, even if it's fake.
10 YEARS OLD!
Wrote Jenelle as a caption to this photo montage: "#HappyBirthday to this very special boy! You’re the best son and best big brother anyone could ask for. You might be getting older but you’ll always be my #LittleMan Here’s to another year of getting older! #StopGrowing #TimeFlies."
Guns for My Kids!
Yes, Jenelle really did throw a gun-themed party for her son. Nerf guns, that is. But still.
Kaiser is Armed
Yes, again, this is a toy gun. But critics are asking: Why even set him down that path at all?
Who out there thinks THIS is a good idea?
Jace Does Look Happy at Least
Probably because he's only 8 years away from emancipation, you know?