You can’t think this will be wordless.
Friday night my youngest went to his first Prom. Since the children in the high school classes at his school can have a span of up to three years between them the students are able to start going to Prom in freshman year. I often don’t think of my youngest in terms of dates and what’s typical and expected. So, this year was another rude awakening for me that my son is growing up indeed. My initial reaction to finding out that he could go to Prom was “my baby’s too young to go to a prom!” Which of course was ridiculous. He’s a teenage high school student. babies don’t go to proms, young men do! Sometimes I need a little kick in the rear to remind me that while he may be “my baby” he is not a baby, he is turning into a young man.
He looked so handsome. He had a great time. He smiled and laughed and danced. He even asked a girl to dance with him!