First day of school today, and Nate's first day of kindergarten.
I'm about to go pick him up now, but I think we have achieved liftoff. Successful first day.
It's an interesting gig, this whole parenting thing. Such a mix of emotions. I'm excited for him, but wishing this day hadn't come just quite yet. I trust his teacher and know she's excellent, but I hope she realizes that he is in fact The Golden Child. I feel like we've done well preparing him, but I keep thinking of all the things we've forgotten to teach him. Case in point: how to tuck a shirt in. I realized this morning as I put his uniform on. Nate's wardrobe is pretty much exclusively non-tuckable clothing. He won't know how to tuck his shirt back in after he goes to the bathroom. (Which, by the way, "going potty at school" is a whole other source of angst that I didn't anticipate.) So we had a quick tucking tutorial this morning.
It's hot as blazes here today. Blazes, I tell you! So I'm off to pick up the kids and then we will hide in the pool until sundown.