It has taken me nearly a week to recover from the 12-year-old birthday sleep over party that occurred at my house last Friday.
It wasn’t really that bad. It was noisy, yes. It was messy, too.
But I was more than happy to play host to good kids having good, clean fun together.
I loved that they sat around playing music together (although I really did hear enough Heart and Soul on the piano to last a lifetime).
I love that they laughed together – but not at someone else’s expense.
I love that they cried together over the loss of one of their friends, who just 2 weeks ago was on the birthday list and now….is gone. And after they cried, I witnessed these young girls comforting each other and moving forward.
It was a good week. It was a good party. But I am still exhausted by it all.
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