1 year ago
Thursday, September 8, 2011
Day Numero Uno 2011
It is the first day of school. Mckenna is my 1st grader. She was completely dressed, hair brushed with a cute bow in it, shoes and backpack on. She whispered, "Mom, it's 6:30, well, it's actually 6:28, but are you going to get up and make my lunch now?" This is so Mckenna... always prepared.
I wish I could have this all on video. Her eagerness was so cute. After eating her breakfast, brushing her teeth, putting a few curls in her hair, and packing a lunch, she was off to school. She only waited 40 minutes outside for the bus to come. Love my little Kenna!
Kayla was a little less eager. She was excited, but she didn't get to go until the afternoon session of kindergarten so she had time with me and Halle to hang out. She kept asking if it was time, about a hundred annoying times. Kayla gets anxious easily but she didn't seem to exhibit that at all. After eating lunch and packing her snack, she only waited for the bus for about 20 minutes. She waved as she got on the bus, and waved as the bus drove on up the hill.
I was anxious to hear about their day so I waited outside for their bus. They came running off the bus, but before giving me a hug they turned around to wave goodbye to their friends on the bus. Mckenna said that it was "totally awesome," and that "first grade is soooo long." Kayla said, "My teacher was even nice," as if she expected her teacher to be some monster.
While they were at school, Halle and I enjoyed a 5-6 mile bike ride. I've been wanting to explore the bike trails and beyond here, but can't with the other girls because they are too little for the hills and distance. Halle sat in her little bike seat and talked/waved/laughed the whole time. It was awesome!