First Day-Last Day
Here it is, the last day of school.
My lovely little lady is excited to go to a new school next year, but also sad to leave her friends.
I feel like no amount of reassurance that she'll make new friends next year will comfort her in this first week or so.
When I was young I switched schools many times, and it was hard every time.
There were always extenuating circumstances, but I wish it could have been different.
I carry so much baggage from my childhood relating to school, and I hope that I don't pass that along to them.
I just want them be curious, be creative, make great friends and learn a lot.
I don't think that's too much to ask, and we will be there along the way to help them do all of those things.
For today, I think we'll have to just take our cues from the Elder Hug-a-Bug, and perhaps some feel better cupcakes are in order.