Tuesday, August 12, 2008
Laura excitedly and confidently began 4-year old Pre-school today. She is attending Harding Academy's Early Learning Center where Mrs. Renee is her teacher. Ironically, I taught Mrs. Renee's youngest daughter pre-school as my first teaching job after graduation. Her daughter is now in 10th grade. (that really ages me!!)
When I picked Laura up, she was in no rush to leave and wanted to stay for snacks and outside play. I guess next time, I'll let her stay until 3:00 instead of 2:30. She still won't tell me much about the day except that she liked it and is ready to go back on Thursday.
As for me and Grant, we spent our day at home in a quiet house. This is the first time I've ever been at home while Laura has been at school. The last two years she was in a MDO program while I taught part-time. It was kinda strange for her not to be at home & I'm already dreading the thought of full-time Kindergarten. We are already thinking that she'll do another year of pre-school before she goes to Kindergarten since she has a late July birthday. We'll see how this year goes....
As for the red plaid dress, it is our tradition. When I was growing up, I always wore a red plaid outfit on the first day of school. I actually have a picture if I can find of me standing by the fireplace with my hair just like Laura's in a red plaid dress. When I find it, I'll post it!
Enjoy the pictures of my little learner!!