The funny/sad thing is that I’m missing my son’s prom experience. Before you launch into “what a horrible mother to leave at such a key moment in your child’s life …” I have to tell you that he just found out he was going on Tuesday. A friend from church asked if he’d take her. He said, “Sure.” We live in Montana. Finding a tux in four days is impossible. Thankfully, he was in a wedding two weekends ago and we have the suit from that.
I asked Cory, “Where are you taking her for dinner?”
I asked, “What type of corsage are you going to get?”
“What’s a corsage?”
I asked, “Where are they having the prom? What time does it start? What is the theme?”
“Look mom, she told me she’s wearing a yellow dress. That’s all I know.”
Yes, and mom is leaving. I suppose he’ll get it all figured out!
But don’t worry, his suit is ready and the corsage is ordered! I even left a note on the fridge where he should pick it up … and when. (Yellow roses with sequined ribbon if you care to know.)
I also told my daughter, who is 15 and understands that the prom is not about the guy. “Make sure he looks decent when he leaves and he has everything he needs, will you? Oh, and take photos.” She promised she would.
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