He kept saying things like "Don't be sad kids, don't get upset, I'll see you again soon," and making a big drama out of it. The funny thing was the children were absolutely fine and probably a bit bemused as to why he was making such a fuss.
I remember that Mitten, and to be honest he does this a fair bit. I've often seen his children looking at him a bit
whass he talkin' about? as he tries to make a bit of a drama out of nothing in particular.