Jacob starts school tomorrow. He has his new uniforms, school supplies, backpack, and lunch box ready to go! We picked out his outfit this morning and hung it on his closet door. He's going to wear a burnt orange polo with brown shorts and his new shoes for his first day. We wrote his name on his lunch box and back pack this morning and took all the tags off. He's super excited! You can see the joy in his face when we talk about it. He's very eager to meet new friends and learn about things. He's asked me a hundred times, "Mommy, what will we learn about the first day?". It's endearing that he's so hungry for knowledge.
I'm holding up. One minute I'm excited because he's excited and the next minute I'm sad because I'm his mother and well, I'm sad to see the first one leaving the flock. I know that the first week will be tough, but once we get beyond that I'll chill out and realize that it isn't as bad as I made it out in mind. Joshua will also have an adjustment because these two boys are best buddies. They do everything together and where one goes the other one follows. I hope Joshua doesn't miss him too much.
So, with that said, wish us luck tomorrow! I hope Jacob has an easy transition and entry into this new phase in his life and I hope that I can handle mothering a kindergartner.