Today marks the first day of kindergarten registration for Fall 2013. I can list off at least ten little ones I know that will be registering. It's an exciting and emotional time for them as well as their parents. Four years ago I had a friend register Calla for kindergarten as I was in the PICU with Georgia. I didn't even have time to choose which school, never mind sit back and consider what a huge step my daughter was about to take. My little girl barely spoke the first half of kindergarten, only starting to share after Christmas that year. : (
I registered Maya two years ago and was excited for her as I knew that it was going to be a great experience for her. Her teacher was amazing and understanding and I knew that she would help to build up Maya's confidence. She did! Maya made some fantastic friends and is a little social butterfly.
Had Georgia lived, I would have been registering her this week. I am having a hard time listening to people feeling sad about having to register their 'babies'. I feel awful but I don't have a lot of sympathy. I know that it can be hard for some of them but I don't even have a child to register.
Love to you all,
4 days ago