Monday, July 20, 2009

Slow Down Lover-boy.....

We hadn't seen Kyles favorite friend Phenesia in a very long time. It's hard because they go to different schools, and then ....well, Life gets in the way. Usually over the summer we are able to get together for a few play dates. June was just a blurr with every weekend booked up, but July has slowed down a little and so Kyle called Phenesia up and left a message on her answering machine on Saturday night that we would like to schedule a playdate for Sunday, maybe at the playground or the Beach if she would be available.( they don't mind the spontaneity)

The whole family gets to enjoy these playdates because, like us, they are a family with 3 children.....their ages are 7, 5, and 3. (spooky right?)

after we left the message, Kyle requested to "speak to me in private"...... ummm ok?

This little 7 year old dream boy wanted to talk to his mom about the possibility of Phenesia having other boyfriends and "mom if she has another boyfriend, should I just tell her to follow her heart"??? (OMG) Kyle honey - "you guys are pretty young to be thinking about all that stuff. I think you should think of her as more of a BEST friend instead of a Girlfriend"

But apparently when Kyle thinks of Phenesia, and closes his eyes, he "sees hearts!"

Oh - I could just melt. I was sure this play date was going to be interesting to say the least.

A call on Sunday morning from Phenesia confirmed a time to meet at the Beach.

There was no mention of other boys and having to follow her heart, but I did hear a lot of conversation like - "Thank you, kyle, for teaching me to swim like a dolphin!" and "Kyle you are the Best Friend EVER!"

When Phenesia got out of the water at the end of the play date, her towel was with her mom who had gone gathering up the toys, and she was cold - shivering.......my thoughtful little boy took off his towel and put it around her.......again I could melt!

I hope this same enthusiasm and sensitivity stays with him for when there is an actual grown up relationship for him to put all of this (that I must have taught him) to good use. There is going to be some lucky girl out there. ------hopefully in about 10 years!

In the meantime, we shouldn't wait so long to get these friends together - absence does make the heart grow fonder.

My other explanation for this big boy behavior is because the kids have stopped being so obsessed with spongebob, and are now hooked on Hannah Montana. Viv loves the Rock star Idea and the Hannah Montana outfits. Kyle apparently pays very close attention to the plots...... and if any of you are familiar with the show, you might see, as I do, a similarity between Kyle and "Jake Ryan" Hannah's Boyfriend - Very cute, but very love crazy....
Those Middle school years that are ahead of us should be interesting.

5 comments:

~Thought's By Dena~ said...

All Im going out say is "watch out momma" hehehe

Jennifer W said...

He sees hearts? AWWWWW that is the cutest thing I have heard in awhile. What a good kid!

Jennifer W said...

Also: Love love love the beginning of your post. You are great writer. Keep em coming...

Momma@Live. Laugh. Pull your hair out said...

LOL! Too cute! I am so happy you took pictures of the lovebirds!

I met my husband in third grade so you never know............

Tracey - Just Another Mommy Blog said...

Ohhhh!!! Such a sweetie. He sees HEARTS! :)