“Sonia! Oh my baby!! It’s been so long! What are you doing here?! And your hair!! It’s pink!!”
Sonia laughed softly as her mom pulled her in for a tight hug, “Sorry I didn’t call– figured I’d surprise you.”
In reality, Sonia was afraid she’d end up spilling her guts the second her mom picked up, and she decided that probably wasn’t the best way to tell someone they’re going to be a grandparent.
“God, it’s been so long, babe! How have you been? Wait! Let me make some tea before we start catching up!”