Friday, June 18, 2010

Last Day of Kindergarten

First off, based on the comments from yesterday's post, I hope I didn't come off as too stressed or depressed. Yes, my daughter can be a handful at times, but for the most part, she's a delightful, amazing girl!

And this delightful, amazing girl is attending her very last kindergarten class today. I've held it together so far, but it hasn't been easy. She has had such an amazing year! Her teacher and behaviorist were both fabulous! She learned so much from them. She was in a class of kids who were generally nice and accepting of her. They liked her and accepted her completely, oddities and all! I'm a little sad that she'll be leaving this warm, safe environment to go to the unknown of a new teacher, higher demands, and more homework.

The main reason why I'm a little teary-eyed, however, is that this year went by crazy-fast. It really feels like she had her first day of kindergarten yesterday! How did the year zoom by like this? I feel like I'm going to blink my eyes, and then she'll be going off to Harvard to quadruple major in paleontology, premed, pre-law, and physics.

I hope time slows down, but experience has taught me that it goes by faster and faster with each passing year. Enough, I say! Slow down while she's in elementary school! You can start to speed up again when she's 12 years old! Thanks!

11 comments:

  1. It's crazy how fast time goes!

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  2. I agree! Time goes by in a blink of an eye and as I get older, it seems to go by faster! I wish time would slow down so I can relish the fun and moving moments! Congrats to your daughter! Enjoy the lazy days of summer. They go by too fast as well!

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  3. I know after kinder it's like "Where did my BABY go!" As for the last post. I can't tell you how many times I've answered the blame with sarcasm. " Yeah,Kennedy and the Ozone are all my fault too!"

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  4. My baby turned 21 this year. I cannot believe how fast it all went.

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  5. my kids got off first week of June but when we were in CA they would get out this week too. usually around the 21st. congrats to you k grad.

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  6. Your daughter must be so excited to be a rising first grader!

    It is so hard to let them grow up, isn't it?? I've been having a tough time with two graduations (preschool & 5th grade) this year. I wish I could rewind time a few years.

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  7. I totally understand. My "baby" just moved up INTO kindergarten today and I can't even imagine that! Miss M is going into 5th grade -- how did THAT happen?? Time sure flies so fast...

    HUGS!
    Charlene
    (from SITS & The Balance Beam)

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  8. congrats on your K graduate!!!

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  9. I hope both of you had a grand last day of school before summer sets in. First day of summer is just around the corner. Enjoy!

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  10. Sawyer's last day is Wednesday and I have a feeling I might be more emotional than on his first day!

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