My seven year old son.
Decided he wanted to dance at his uncle’s wedding reception.
I suggested he ask his Aunt Amanda (she had just danced with Pickles).
He said he wanted to dance with a kid.
I suggested he ask his cousin Ruthie (Ruthie is five and will do anything).
“No, I have a girl in mind. Remember the girl who was handing out candles?
I’m going to go find her and ask her to dance.”
He danced for at least 45 minutes with a couple breaks.
He changed partners once or twice but mostly stuck with his original choice.
He was a hit.
I don’t know where he gets it. Not from me. Not from Father.
Here’s a short video I took. Unfortunately, it doesn’t show the spins.
At the end of the night, when we were going to leave,
he went up to the little girl and said:
“I have to go home now. It was a pleasure meeting you.
Thank you for dancing with me.”
In the car, the girls (who danced a little bit, with each other)
asked her name. Then Ribby asked how old she was.
“Nine,” he said.
“That’s a little older than you,” Ribby replied, rather pointedly.
“Two years older,” he said proudly.
(Note: Clearly homeschooling hasn’t hurt his socialization skills…)
11 thoughts on “My Son and the Little Red-Haired Girl”
That is great!! That really cracked me up 🙂
I showed my husband this post and he said, “Man, they're in trouble!” 🙂 You've got a little casanova on your hands.
Oh, and I loved the dancing 🙂
so cute! great social skills…
Love it!!!! Love to see children respond and have to fear .( in acceptable situations)
That is soo cute, you might have your hands full later in the future
Wonderful! He could give lessons in manners to some much older people!
How perfectly scrumptious!
what a charming boy! I love your final picture and comment, LOL!
the parting scene is very “mr darcy”-like, i think…
Oh just adorable…what a little gentleman !
so cute! great photo.