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Fairly Odd Mother

Frantically waving my magic wand to make wishes come true.

Monday, June 14, 2010

School's Out For Ever

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My only out-of-home schooled child, D, finished his preschool career on Friday.

And though I am more than happy to give up the expense, the mornings rushing to get out of the house on time, and the unpleasantness of hearing that my son had taught the entire class to say boobies, I was still very, very choked up about this milestone.

This past school year, he often told me he just wanted to stay home, but now that it's over, he doesn't want it to end. When will I see my friends? he asks about the pack of boys who adopted him into their ranks though he started school two months later than everyone else.


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Thankfully, I can give him a satisfactory answer: tomorrow. One boy from class has a birthday party scheduled.

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But, when will I see Miss Paula/Sarah/Cathy? is harder to answer. I know he can't wait to be homeschooled for kindergarten like his two older sisters were, but there was something beautiful and sweet about seeing other teachers love my little guy so much.

Congratulations my sweet boy. Can't wait to see what the future holds for us all.

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5 Comments:

Blogger Mrs. Q. said...

Aww. Sniff. Ack. The little guy looks so HAPPY. (I can't even wrap my head around by guy graduating from preschool next week.) One door closes and another one opens, so I'm sure his next schooling adventure will be just as fun and fulfilling.

9:08 AM  
Blogger Suburb Sierra said...

Our graduation is Wednesday. I know I will bawl...because it's all I know how to do whenever they reach another milestone.

Congrats D for hanging with the class on the circle rug and wishing you the best summer before kindergarten :)

10:20 AM  
Blogger Deb said...

Jeez, all these milestones are both bitter AND sweet aren't they? I'm still not used to it.

11:05 AM  
Blogger Mama Goose said...

Sooo sweet. Congratulations to you both. Big day for the big boy!

1:45 PM  
Blogger Tracey - Just Another Mommy Blog said...

Awwwww... so sweet. The milestones are a bit harder to feel with my kids being homeschooled, now. But when they were in p.s. it was a definite beginning and ending to each year and they just seemed to FLY by!

He's a cutie.

5:36 PM  

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