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Sunday, August 10, 2008

REAL school for Morgan...


If you read the post on Graduation, you can pretty much see the writing on the wall... But, I must report that Morgan did really well, and if I had that same adreneline running through me everyday, I might actually be in shape!

We had two meltdowns while getting dressed. Naturally, she wanted no part of me - but Daddy was able to bribe her with the promise of new Polly Pockets if she went to school. School told us to wait outside for the bus at 7:20 - we were ready by 7 - of course. So to kill time and keep the tears at bay, we drove around the neighborhood looking for other students waiting for the bus and then we went to a fellow Kindergartener's house to wait for the bus. Finally at 7:40, the bus came. Morgan ran on with her friends, and only had the deer in headlights look for a minute after getting on the bus.

I wasn't going to be "that mom" and meet the bus at school, but the other 3 moms were hopping in their cars - so what was I to do - well follow that bus!!!!
After a little confusion, Morgan made it to her classroom and only had minimal tears when I left, but her teacher put her arm around Morgan and reassured her that it was going to be a great day!
Coming home from school - with Mommy, Daddy, Nanny and Parker waiting for her!

4 comments:

Ashley said...

I can see that the plan to sleep last night went really well - posting at 4:12 am?!?!? Seriously, no one else can grow up and go to big school because I don't think I can handle it!!

Angel said...

Aaaawww, she's growing up so fast. Glad you both handled it so well. And it's ok Ashley, you can homeschool the rest of the tribe.

Megan said...

I love their little uniforms - I am going to go buy me a khaki shirt navy polo and pink sneakers!!

Paris said...

Great first day of school photos.