I’ve seen your posts in the closed school Facebook Groups. I’ve seen your posts in the open Facebook Groups. And I’ve been in your shoes before. In fact, even with our sixth kid last year, I was still you. Freaking out. So I get it. Our youngest has her first day of kindergarten six days. She has […]
first day of kindergarten
Dear Number 6
Today I sent you off to kindergarten. All summer you have been pretty excited to go to elementary school. To ride the bus with Number 5. To carry a backpack and your own lunch box. Yesterday, when it was time to go to orientation, you were excited, too. You were excited to see your classroom […]
How To Make Your Mom Stop Crying With 5 Simple Words
Number 5 had her first day of kindergarten today. I started preparing her for the emotions she’d be confronted with last night. Not her emotions. She was fine. My emotions were another story. “Are you excited for the bus ride tomorrow?” I asked her. “YES!” she said, with a big smile. “I’m just warning you that […]
And then there were two.
Today was our first day of school. I have been tearing up or flat out crying just thinking about it for about the past three weeks. My Number 5 is going to kindergarten. I’m not really okay with it. At all. Luckily (for me) the first day for kindergarteners is just orientation. A quick visit […]