Saturday, October 2, 2010
I am either very small or that is one giant flower.
I love the beginning of kindergarten. It is a time when children are bursting with creativity in their drawings, art and writing. They unabashedly express themselves as they make sense of the world around them.
In the morning a smiling child extends an arm saying"Here I made this for you". In her hand are torn bits of paper containing images of you. Or her family. Or some design that caught her fancy.
During the day we are handed more slips of paper.
I look for my expression and think "Good, I'm smiling".
And I am.
So is Lauren. Here we are holding hands surrounded by butterflies and flowers.
We are 16 days into the school year and I couldn't be happier. The children are brilliant. Sensitive, caring, energetic, smiling, sometimes cranky, tenacious, giving, kind and eager to learn. Their parents are likewise brilliant.
We had an open school night on September 22 where we (parents and teachers) all met one another. We shared our hopes and dreams for the children and mapped out our plan to support one another in this journey.
S'all good indeed!