School drop off has, and always will, be an interesting time of day for observing behaviours, especially that of the school mum brigade. In fact I've written a few here and there.
So this morning, I was hovering in the Drop Off zone, and as Rafe was getting out of the car, and I was turning back to chat with him, I noticed in the car behind me, a son was leaning over into the front seat to give his mum a cuddle and she hugged him tightly back and they both kissed. They were bathed in sunshine and love. It was such a special moment, and I can't really capture the magic of it. But it made me feel goose bumpy. When I saw who it was, it came as no suprise. Just one of those lovely, special mums that are as nice in the school yard as they obviously are at home.
I tried to give Rafey an even squishier hug when he left, but he wasn't having any of it.