Good morning, gentles all. 🌇
Found out this morning that the 11yo did not make the cast of the middle school play. So that's a pretty big bummer.
Update: Kiddo came home and I asked how they were feeling. “I mean—I _understand!_ A lot of other people _also_ worked really hard on their auditions.”
I said, “OK. I just wanted to make sure you could get a hug if you needed one.”
“Oh. Yeah. It's OK. I got all my feelings out at school.”
They struck a pose and started listing off things on their fingers with a tone like some magical girl anime character, “By… being with my friends, playing video games and riding bikes!”
🤣💖 What an amazing kid. If I do say so myself.
@benhamill awww! Wholesome coping mechanism.
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