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My babies are going to school

I simply cannot believe it. How can they possibly be old enough to be away from me every single day. It gives me this little feeling of both panic and awe. I know this is the right thing. I am 100% sure they are going to thrive. I think (most of the time) that I am going to thrive with having two hours a day to myself. But until we get over the transition it is going to be a rough road.

Grace is in a super, crazy clingy stage. I can't even leave her with Brian for an hour without a complete meltdown. She knows school is coming and she is smart enough to know that I won't be there. Not only will she be away from me but it will be such a huge shift in her schedule and GRACE HATES CHANGE. The kid just can't handle schedule shifts without near hysteria. We know this, her teachers know this, the child study team knows this but as a mother none of that helps. The idea that she will be crying for me and I won't be there to pick her up and hug her... it breaks my heart.

It will be okay, breath, it will be okay.

2 comments:

Anonymous 10:35 AM  

It will be great! The ability of a child to be comforted by people other than mom is a great milestone for them and a relief for you! From her tears will come a better understanding of herself and greater confidence--the kind one can only get from self accomplishment. Character building stuff right there. Be strong because she sure will be.

Michelle 11:52 AM  

It will be OK. You will know this when you pick them up and they're all smiles and anxious to share stories with you. Hang in there, Mama!

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