Yesterday Pinkie was invited to her first tea party. Now to say she was excited was an understatement just as I was equally nervous as previous encounters with the mums at school have never been very favourable.
School finished and I dutifully collected Pinkie from the classroom and met up with Pinkie’s friend and her mum. We walked to her friend’s house all merrily chatting away and do you know for once I began to relax, I wasn’t on my guard so much as I watched Pinkie happily walking next to her friend. We arrived at the house and I wasn’t sure how Pinkie was going to act, with all the different changes but she coped extremely well. We did have a bit of a blip a bit later on but overall she did very well.
I watched from afar as the girls played happily together, they were so at ease with one another. There were no barriers between them, they saw each other for they were just 2 little girls. I had the opportunity to sit and chat to the mum, we talked about all sorts. Just general chit-chat to begin with and then as we came more relaxed in each other’s company we talked about my kids. I told her all about Pinkie and Perkie problems and was expecting her to be fazed by it all.
No she actually said, “that there are kids you love them , what ever their problems ”
I was crying inside these are the words I have wanted to hear for years, but no-one in real life as ever said them. Oh wow, may be just maybe I could have found a new friend.
Whilst having a second cup of coffee with the mum, she asked if we could make this a regular occurrence as we all had such a nice time. So now once a week we are going to meet up and have a tea-party.