Today is the second day after the first day of school, so I’m (we’re all??) on a come-down from the giddy celebrations of handing my kids over to professionals for the next few months, or until the next public holiday.
It’s almost like a hangover because I’m focusing on how much water I’m drinking and if I can squeeze in a nap. But it wasn’t any old party yesterday, it was something we’ve looked forward to (and sure, I enjoyed 85% of those kid-filled days) for three whole months. It had pride of place on the social calendar and everyone had a particular outfit to wear, even special shoes, in some cases.
Disclaimer: I’ve never been to a rave BUT! yesterday was like a parenting rave, and here’s why:
✔You don’t know everyone but you smile anyway.
✔Everyone is in a good mood.
✔People ask for directions outside the actual event.
✔ You eat something to be polite, even though you might not know what it is.
✔ You feel like dancing all of a sudden.
✔You love everyone you see and feel like telling them.
✔ You lose the people you came in with.
✔You make new friends and probably invite them to your house.
✔Not always sure where the bathrooms are or if they’re miniature or just look small.
Basically I’m down for a rave. Hit me up, after we’ve finished helping with the homework.