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Old 09-07-2010, 12:07 PM
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Sent my first born to Kindergarten this am! This has been the longest day of my life! I know she will love it and do great, she was more than ready, just tough on the mom! It is all day everyday here - going to be some long, quiet days around here! I send my 2nd born to Pre K next week!!
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Old 09-07-2010, 12:34 PM
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I just sent my first born to kindergarten a couple weeks ago, and I was not prepared for how emotional I was about it!! I paced all day long, wondering how her day went. Well, this is week 3 for her, and she is doing FANTASTIC! I no longer pace the floor when she is gone, and it's nice to get a little break. I am so happy for this new chapter in her life, and so proud of her!
Hang in there, after a couple of days you will have a new outlook!
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Old 09-07-2010, 01:38 PM
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As child care providers, we see moms leave their children every day with us. I think sending our own to K gives us some tiny insight into what most moms go through when they leave their infants/toddlers/etc with us for the first time. Pulls at our heart strings so much.

I've cried right along with the moms when taking DC kids to K. It's so hard.
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I remeber watching my first born get on the bus to kindergarden like it was no big deal and there I stood crying like a baby now he will be graduateing 5th grade this year and heading to middle school Im sure I will cry that day too. My 2nd child jumped out my van the first day of kindergarden looked at me said I love you and I wanna walk to class by myself I drove off crying like a baby. Now I just have 1 baby left at home with me she has 3 more years before heading to kindergarden I know it will be just as hard maybe even harder because she is our last baby and our only girl.
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Old 09-07-2010, 06:23 PM
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DS started last school year in 4K and then was moved up to Kdg after Thanksgiving. I was so composed on the outside, but inside I was a mess! It is so hard to let go and let them spread their wings.

Like Lilbutterflie said, it is a nice break. I have just girls now and what a difference! However, I struggle when DS comes home from school. He seems to raise the energy level at least 3 times what it was during the day.

Grandmom: I'm with ya! I always get sad when a dck starts school. I'm happy for them, but they seem so grown up to me suddenly.
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