Not knowing how he would receive such information, I tried to break the news gently. Hubby was already out of town, I didn't want Mr. Intensity to feel left out (b.c we were too cheap to buy him a plane ticket) I decided to disguise the news as a fun event.
Me: Guess what? You get to do something really fun this week. Something you've never done before.
Mr. Intensity: (suspicious, but trusting) Like what?
Me: You get to go on your first sleep over! At Zachary's house (his best-est bud in the whole widest world).
Mr. Intensity: Yay! I get to stay the whole night?
Me: Yup - and - the next day, you get to go to preschool again. Three days of preschool this week!
Mr. Intensity: speechless. He's hardly able to contain his excitement. The wheels are spinning in his brain. He missed last Thursday b.c of a fever and was totally bummed (cried, actually) that he couldn't go to school.
Me: After school, you'll go back to Zach's house then Mrs. Jill will pick you up. You'll get to have a second sleep over at her house!
Mr Intensity: You mean that I get to spend a WHOLE DAY WITHOUT YOU?!! Oh man! A WHOLE DAY by MYSELF?! Yeah!
Me: Love you, too.
Pray for our entire family on Wednesday. Hubby and I meet with the birthmom at 3pm (Central Time).