“I don't know. What time do you want to get home?”
“If you want to get home by 6, we should leave by 5, which means we should start saying goodbye at 4.”
I've participated in some variation of that conversation my whole life, all in deference to the affair that is known as saying goodbye to my mom's side of the family. Petits are known for eating and talking. We do both with aplomb. There's generally a natural end to mealtimes. When it comes to leaving each other, there's no such thing.
I'm over at A Deeper Family today talking about my lovable extended family. Click on over to read the rest!