Monday, January 7, 2013

this girl and school.

see this girl?
she goes back to school tomorrow.
after 17 wonderful days at home.

It wouldn't really be that big of a deal except, about 2 weeks before Christmas, she decided she didn't want to go to school anymore. So for two long weeks I sent her, crying.every.single.morning. Talk about ripping your heart out, and then stomping on it. It was awful. I talked with her teacher to make sure all was ok in class, and it was, and is. She just misses home, and her family.

Has anyone had to deal with this? any tips?

We talk about it, and more importantly pray every morning before school. But still, she is sad.

With all that aside today we are going to enjoy our last day of winter break.! We are going to play princesses, and barbies, and have a tea party. Elisabeth may or may not have talked me into watching THIS movie. We own it and I have still never seen the whole thing (i may or may not have fallen alseep, both times.)

p.s for "snow" as seen in the princess photo above just mix water and dish soap in a blender or food processor/// it is that simple/// elisabeth and jude both loved it!


Ashlea with an a said...

oh no! Im so sorry to hear that, I havent personally experienced that...but honestly thats why Im so reluctent for pre school. Im not sure if WE are ready

Susan said...

This is just the worst thing ever for a mama to have to go through.
I vividly remember dropping my two oldest (one was 2ish, the other 2 and a half when they started) at daycare when I had to go back to work.
They would cry something awful. I would cry the entire drive in to the office.
I hated it.
The memory is what made me decide to not ever have to do that with Ava.
That said, I think I need to put her in a program a couple of times a week to ease the transition into school when the time comes!

Care said...

Aw man, I do hope she has a smooth transition for the both of you! Hard stuff. Love the picture- so sweet:)

michelle @ this little light said...

The Boy is a pretty outgoing/needs-to-be-with-other kids kid (maybe it’s the only child thing), but even I have to deal with this every once in a while. He’ll hand me a “I don’t WANT to go to school ... school is boring!” moan and I’ve found (and of course, this is based on his personality) that talking about all the fun things he’s going to do completely changes his mood. If I make it silly—as in “Dude?! Are you crazy?! You want to stay home with ME doing chores and errands when you could be at school with your buds coloring and learning and enjoying recess?!—it’s even better, and the resulting smile is priceless. Good luck, mama: just know that despite a few tears she WILL be fine! xo

17 Perth said...

Oh no! I don't have kids yet--but I cannot imagine how hard that must be! Praying for her and for you. Hope you both had a fantastic day together!

bandofbrothers said...

that is ever so sad that she cried for school. i would have been stressed. hope all turns out well.

Kelly said...

I hope you both are ok today. Hugs friend. xxO

Flor said...

aww i can only imagine how you felt!
is she doing better now?

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