Yesterday evening the little one and I went to Starbucks after I finished work – as we do every Thursday (unless I’m away with work) This is because it’s late night opening on a Thursday so I have time to finish work and head into town.
The little one has a hot chocolate with cream on. She has crisps which she scoops the cream up with and once that has gone she drops crisps into the hot chocolate and scoops them out and eats them with a spoon. Bit weird but makes her happy!
As we go so regularly we get used to seeing some familiar faces.
Yesterday an older lady came across to our table. I see her and her husband there every week. They sit and read their kindles or newspapers.
“I have noticed you here often” she said “and I just wanted to come over and say I have never seen a child that is such a double of their parent. She looks just like you”
I thanked her and let her know that quite a few people say that.
“She’s gorgeous” she said and then went back to her husband and reading her kindle.
Of course I then had to explain to the little one what the whole conversation was about. The little one was very happy to be told she looks just like me because, she said, I’m her best friend.
What a lovely moment.