I’m running away
So we had to deal with our first real “I’m running away” scenario. We have heard it before but usually it doesn’t continue. This one did.
So I helped her pack by giving her the biggest suite case we have and adding anything that was heavy including her 30lb weighted blanket. For her part she packed lots of cloths, dolls, and food.
Her departure was delayed by dinner and I thought it might not happen at all but after eating she set off into the world.
About 10 minutes later she came home, “Just for the night”, and “Jeffrey was sad” were the two refrained reasons.
It was true that Jeffrey was upset, crying loudly. That was the tragedy and real damage, as Marisa and I were pretty much un-phased. Despite my efforts to console him he was traumatized.
In this pic she was returning home.