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Friday, October 30, 2009

My Batman.

Yesterday, was H's Harvest Party at preschool.

(Calling it a Halloween Party is so 1992, you know.)

He couldn't wait. And either could I.

Though my heart had many pangs when he told me several times that he didn't want me to come. Preschool is his thing, he insists and I am to drop him off and pick him up, only.

We had a little heart to heart yesterday morning and I told him that this was special for me to come and see him and his friends at school.

I pretty much forced myself to be a chaperone. While other parents drop their kids off at preschool with their kids glued to their necks and tears streaming down their childs face, my son requests me to not volunteer at the Harvest Party.

Is he 3 or 13?

I went.

Because I love him and I wanted a glimpse of his little preschool life.
And last night when I asked him he said he was happy I was there. But I'm pretty sure he doesn't want me to make a habit of it.

I won't always be able to be there or be part of these things, I know.

But I'm glad I was yesterday.

Can you really blame me?

He'll only be 3 and Batman once. And I can't bear the thought of missing it.




His teachers tell me that this is where he sits every single time they read stories. Front and center fully engaged. He loves books.

5 Comments:

Blogger Jon, Sara, Tyler, and Sophie said...

You have the best lookin' Batman of the bunch!
Happy Hallween P Family!

October 30, 2009 at 2:18 PM  
Blogger Gina said...

Oh how funny they don't call it a Halloween party anymore. Looks like he had a fun time!

October 31, 2009 at 2:46 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just look at that BIg smile on his face.
Front and center is where hewill always be. Our lover of Life...

Love You All
Auntie Laurie

October 31, 2009 at 7:17 AM  
Anonymous dadioz said...

Enjoy these moments thats what life is about.


Luv 2 all
dadioz

October 31, 2009 at 12:53 PM  
Blogger Rodman Life said...

Oh H! Any post about him just makes me smile and want to give him a big hug! As you know, but may not always feel, Mr. Independent will always need you. Even at 21.. I know I need my mom, even if I like my space.

October 31, 2009 at 2:39 PM  

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