What To Do When Your Life Stinks! Everything in Noodleâs life stinks, or so he thinks. Homework stinks. Practice stinks. Yard work stinks. And family pictures? They REALLY stink! This is the story of Noodle, a boy whose attitude, âor baditude,â is alienating everyone around him. Can Noodle let go of his angst and try to find the brighter side of life? With help from a teacher and his mom, Noodle learns how to turn his âhave tosâ into âget tosâ and his baditude into gratitude! This title is part of the Responsible Me! series.