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Thursday, October 7, 2010

A Date With My Son.

I promised him that this afternoon, after school, after an appointment, just him and I, we'd go and have a date and go get a special treat.

Like, the sort of treat we wouldn't be able to enjoy with E around. Maybe an ice cream cone? Or a smoothie. Or maybe even a milkshake at my favorite place.

But he both surprised me and made me smile when he suggested hitting up the coffee shop for a "cooler". {What can I say, he takes after his mom and dad?}

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So we split a frappucino. He got the whip cream.
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And some pumpkin bread too.

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There's just something about spending an afternoon, me and him. The things I learned and heard from him. How can it be that I spend each and every day with him, yet miss so much at times?

I talk about the frustrating fours. I write about this age being tough. And it is. But there is so much more about age four I want to remember. Like today. I want to remember today. Sipping straws and chewing on bread and talking about everything he learned this week at preschool and who's going to be invited to his birthday party {in April!} and what things he really, really wants for Christmas.

He's a joy and so is being his mom.

6 Comments:

Blogger Gina said...

How cute that he suggested going to a coffee shop! H is certainly a joy!

October 8, 2010 at 7:05 AM  
Blogger Beth said...

I love that he wanted to go to the coffee shop, you are training him well! LOL!

October 8, 2010 at 8:14 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

How sweet that he also thought about you and wanting to go to the coffee shop.
And I know of a couple things he want's for Christmas !! :)
Love,Love You all
Auntie Laurie

October 8, 2010 at 9:52 AM  
Blogger Broken 4 Love said...

Love it!
And that last picture is just adorable! :)
He has quite the fun little personality, doesn't he?!

October 8, 2010 at 11:41 AM  
Blogger Erin said...

What a perfect date!

October 8, 2010 at 7:54 PM  
OpenID fritzfacts said...

Date afternoons are sometimes the best ones ever!

October 11, 2010 at 8:00 PM  

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