That was not happening with us.
I started realizing that Wayne was procrastinating getting out of the car, even though he was ready to go and had everything he needed. Then one morning when I pulled up, a morning when Tenley was with us, I was greeted with this smile and someone who remembered Tenley’s name even though it had been three years since she had been at the school:
Wife of one, Mom of two, Friend of many. My pronouns are she/her/hers.