Recently my daughter’s best friend left school. I thought it might be a really difficult time for her and yes it has had it’s moments but it was worse the week before she left with the build up and anticipation.
Now it has finally happened she has settled down very quickly. Fortunately the family have not gone far so play dates and meeting up are quite possible. They will also be at the same secondary school in another couple of years and can request to be in the same form if they both still wish to.
Not only was it unsettling for my daughter but also for the rest of the family, myself included. Not knowing how it would all go I found myself worried, anxious and a little upset by the whole thing.
Parenthood is always throwing new situations at us and I thought I would share what I have learnt through this one: