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03 August 2014

Sydney's First Day of Preschool

I really feel so very lucky to sort of fallen into our preschool.  We really lucked out getting a spot for Olivia the first year, and feel so fortunate to be able to continue with our family of teachers and friends there for Sydney.

Because Sydney has a birthday later in the year, she is younger than Olivia was when she started preschool.  My plan for her now is to go to preschool for 3 years, instead of just two like Olivia did.  My goal for her this year is to learn what it is like to be in school -- to listen to the teacher, to follow rules, and to socialize appropriately with other boys and girls.

She started school the week before last {she's only going two days a week} and did great on her first day!  We have to line up in the hall and drop them off one at a time.  She kissed me and told me to leave when we were the 3rd people in line!  She's been excited about going to school like Olivia for quite some time.

➹ Waiting to go in to the class. ➹

When the morning was over, and I came into the class to pick her up, she ran to me with a huge smile on her face!  I know she is in good hands at school, and I am excited for her to have this experience.

➹ After school, with her teacher!➹

My dad texted me that afternoon and asked me how it felt to have both kiddos in school...the first word that came to mind was exhausting!  For someone who is not a morning person, it has been an adjustment getting both girls up and ready and out the door by 8:10, but so far we are doing it in style!

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