Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Kindergarten & 4th Grade

Yikes! Both my kids are in school, full time! Maisy has been a champ so far with Kindergarten. She is liking the whole big girl responsibility thing. (Getting up to an alarm clock, making her bed, getting dressed, packing her backpack.) 

Maisy- 5 years old
Favorite Food: Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich
Favorite Color: Purple
Favorite Book: The Donut Shop
Favorite Movie: Frozen
Favorite Song: "Let It Go" 
Favorite Activity: Going to the Jump Place
"When I grow up, I want to be a horse-back rider."

It's nice to have both girls together at the same school! 

Afton had a really easy start. I am SO thankful that she has really, really sweet teachers with soft voices :) And her class is filled with quiet kids. I am hoping for a no-stress year for my girl. She is such a good girl and tries so hard.

Afton- 9 years old
Favorite Food: Fried Rice
Favorite Color: Turquoise
Favorite Book: Phillipia Fisher's Fairy Godsister
Favorite Movie: Maleficent
Favorite Song: "Firework"
Favorite Activity: Crafting
"When I grow up, I want to be a professional cheerleader."

Luckily there were no tears at drop off (me included!) Both girls were comfortable & confident. They walked right into their classes. 

Truth be told, I was a basket case the night before. I cried and ended up waking up at 4am, unable to get back to sleep. I went on a run and then got the girls ready for school. I was only able to hold it together that morning because I hosted the "Yahoo Breakfast" for the PTA. Serving food, taking photos, meeting new parents-- it all kept me busy and smiling. (Do you like my emoji signs? I speak fluent emoji :) )

And before I knew it- the time had come to pick up Maisy! (Kinder gets our early the first 3 days of school.) We met some other Kinder friends and had lunch out. It was a great celebration of the first day. They were all really happy and Maisy loves her class. 

I think it's going to be a good year. 

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