Last night it was Big Sons end of Year 11 Prom. Now I know these are a relatively new thing and many think they are tacky / too Americanised / rather TOWIE but actually they can be a great night for teenagers to celebrate the end of compulsory school and have a good time with their friends.
That's the route that his school go down - of course there are new clothes needed and some choose to hire limos but it seemed we were spared the huge Big Fat Gypsy Wedding style frocks and helicopters!!
Anyhow Big Son was bought his first suit and I think he scrubbed up rather well;
As he'd managed to summon up enough courage to ask some poor unsuspecting female to be his prom date - the least we could do was to buy her a wrist corsage;
The group of them had hired a limo between them and we all met at one friends house to see them off;
A team photo with their car (Big Son's date is the pretty girl in the white frock);
Inside the limo it was fab - a teenagers heaven - loud music, flashing lights and a bar - sadly only with mineral water last night - no booze for under 18's!!
He had a wonderful night and when he arrived home at 12.30 he was full of it. Wanting to tell me all about his night and showing me the yearbook of photos they'd all been given.
I've seen so many photos today of him and his friends on Facebook - all looking so grown up - doesn't seem that long since I was watching many of them on their first day of school.
Repeat performance due in 2 years time when it will be Little Son's turn!!
See you soon - Olympic Torch relay is due nearby tomorrow so I guess I'd better charge my camera batteries again!
xxx Vicki xxx