Monday, August 12, 2013

Harper's First Day of Pre-K!

Today was Harper's first day of Pre-K and her first day at her new school.  She's been really excited about school starting, especially after seeing how much fun Handley had last week.  However, last night when it sunk in that she was going today she started crying and got really upset.  She was nervous about new teachers and new friends, but I told her that was totally normal and that I knew she would love it.

This morning she went back and forth between being excited and starting to get upset if she thought about it too much.  I told her that she needed to show Hudson how to go to school happy so that he would know how to do it tomorrow and that seemed to help her want to be brave.  On the drive there she asked me a ton of questions through her shaky voice and was trying to figure out just how long she would be there and when I would be picking her up.

When we arrived there wasn't time for her to get upset.  We walked right in, she was greeted by her teacher in the hallway and had to hang up her bag.  Then she gave me a quick hug and walked into her room with a smile.

Hudson saying/asking, "Hudson's teachers" because he recognized where we were and although I had told him he would go until tomorrow he thought it was his turn to go to school, too.  Let's hope he is that excited tomorrow!

When we picked up Harper she was all smiles and kept saying what a great day she had, how much fun it was and all about the details of her day.  She even met a new friend, so I think her year is off to a great start.  She is excited about going back tomorrow and that is the best thing I could ask for!

1 comment:

Stefanie said...

I can just picture Harper trying to be brave! ;) I love that she had such a good time though and I'm sure every day after this one will be so much easier for her. Can't wait to hear how Hudson's first day goes.