Today went so, so well for my little man. He was beyond excited about this morning's happenings and walked into his adorable classroom like he owned it. Seeing how confident and comfortable he was gave me such a peaceful feeling about the whole thing.
Would you believe that I didn't even cry?! I was a little shocked that not a single tear left my eyes. I tend to get just a little emotional about stuff like this and really thought I was in for it after Ethan tried on his book bag last night and left me crying in the kitchen. But, nope. Nada.
This morning, for me, was more about joy and gratitude - magnified. Not that preschool is some rite of passage for every three and four year old out there, but - for us - it's a major milestone. It says that, despite the odds, we have a very vibrant, friendly, curious boy on our hands who's ready for this next step. Smiles abounded this morning.
I know this is going to be such a good thing for him - and me. He'll make a few new friends and learn to listen to other adults. I'll have to let go of the control I think I have over his heath and turn those anxieties over to the Lord. Together, I think we'll both come out on top.
And, being in Target by myself at 10:00 in the morning wasn't too shabby, either.
How about a few more photos to document the day?
|Checking out the goods.|
|Getting straight to |
|Now, this? This put a lump in my throat. The first print we have of Ethan's left hand.|
Here's to many more fun days ahead!