Back to School – PK4

My son started Pre-K4 yesterday and when I picked him up, he said he had a great day!  In the days leading up to school starting, I asked him how he felt about going back to school.  He said, “I will miss you.”  Awww . . .  melts mama’s heart.  I’ll miss you too, buddy.  He was so excited to see all of his friends again and pretty hyper on the back-to-school/meet-the-teacher night.  When I dropped him off today, he just waved bye and said, “Have a great day!”  No tears, no “don’t go!” or “I don’t want to go to school”.  He’s getting to be such a big boy and I’m so proud of him.  

I’ve started waking up at 6:30, as opposed to 8:30, which actually feels good!  School starts at 8am sharp, so we have to leave the house around 7:35.  It’s nice to be feeling productive and to have some time to get things done in the day without feeling like my son is being neglected.

If you want to check out how we do make our weekday mornings less stressful, you can read my previous post: Prepping for Weekday Mornings
Have a great day!
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9 Comments

  1. August 14, 2014 / 3:45 pm

    Glad he had a great first day back! No tears is a sign of confidence 😉

    • August 15, 2014 / 12:03 pm

      He's comfortable at school now because it's familiar from last year. He's getting so big! His vocabulary is constantly surprising me.

    • August 15, 2014 / 12:03 pm

      Thanks Ashley! Off to a great start!

  2. August 15, 2014 / 6:10 am

    Sounds like James had a great first day! I bet he was excited to see his mama when you went and picked him up. Great photo of the two of you.

    • August 15, 2014 / 12:04 pm

      Oh yes! Luckily, the first day was a half day. Good for both of us! 🙂

  3. August 15, 2014 / 10:42 am

    That's wonderful, that is a good feeling when they can say bye and walk in without tears! I am looking forward to early morning as well. Hoping to start the day off and get back in shape! Yay to a routine!

    • August 15, 2014 / 12:05 pm

      Early rising means early to bed, and that helps curb any late night eating I might have been doing! 🙂

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