The first grade experience at Anna Grace's school includes a tea party aimed at learning to mind your P's and Q's. Anna Grace wore her Nana's white gloves, her friend Jesse's hat, and this particular dress because we've been reading of Anne of Green Gables and her affinity for puffed sleeves.
It was a great learning experience, but also one of the most adorable events I have ever witnessed.
There were white gloves, mom's high heels, pearls, fancy hats, over-sized coats, and all kinds of cute everywhere you looked.
They practiced being ladies and gentlemen.
tea punch with pinkies up.
And then the piano drew them to the dance floor as the giggles commenced from both kids and parents alike.
Anna Grace, of course, thought it was the best thing since sliced bread. Truly, the event was as sweet as the punch and petit fours.
Here's hoping the lesson sticks.
"Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter which fork you use." Emily Post