Director: "Des is doing excellent. His Spanish has improved tremendously."
Me: "How is he with the other kids?"
Director: "Let's just say that he continues to have success with the ladies."
Ever since Des was little, he always got along with his girlfriends. One of the first friends he made at the jardin was Luciana, but he called her Lulu (except it came out "Wuwu" because he couldn't say his Ls). She was his first friend when he couldn't speak Spanish and would sit alone in a corner so that he wouldn't have to interact with the other kids. Although Des has now opened up and made several good little friends at each of the various preschools he has attended, Lulu continues to be his best friend more than a year and a half later.
Earlier today, we were sitting next to Lulu's mom, Eugenia, at a birthday party. She told us how well Lulu and Desmond got along and wouldn't it be wonderful if they ended up together.
"We should just arrange their marriage, like they do with royalty."
Forevermore, any girlfriend (or boyfriend if that's his preference) will be compared to the incomparable Luciana, to Des's first love.
Ok. Gotta go start drafting that marriage contract. It's never too early for a mama to do the best thing for her child.