School Days?

I have to get up early and happy tomorrow morning.

It’s meet the teacher day at the kids’ school.

And I’m a little nervous for Andrew. We decided last year to put him in the two day a week preschool program rather than the three.

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Most of his friends from Mother’s Day Out will be in the three day program, and I’m so sad for him that he won’t be with them.

I know this is just the beginning of school changes and new friends in his world, but I can’t help but question myself. Did I make the right decision?

Will he be so bored only doing two days when so many kids his age are doing three?

Will I be wishing he was there three days a week when he’s begging me to play dinosaurs again on Wednesday afternoon?

And will he make friends easily and quickly during those two days a week?

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It’s time for us to start making big, life directing decisions regarding the kids’ schools – public or private? City or suburbs? This district or that one?

And, y’all, I don’t know if I have it in me. These are hard decisions. What if we make the wrong choice and it doesn’t work out?

Sometimes I look at Brian and say, “When did we get to be grown ups? And why do people think we’re qualified to make these decisions?”

Sometimes this parenting thing is heavy.

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