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A New Era begins

Monday, August 26, 2013




















This morning, my first born started Kindergarten.  And while I spent much of this past weekend being nostalgic for the moments when I rocked her in my arms convinced that this day was ages away, there were no tears this morning.  Just excitement for this new stage.  Just grateful that I have been with her every.single.day for the past five years.  So endlessly grateful that I had time to lay the groundwork. 

We celebrated by taking her out to breakfast at our favorite diner.  Then, after hugs, kisses, a pep talk from Daddy, and some Mamarazzi madness, she walked right into her classroom and never looked back. 

Spread your little wings, baby.  You are loved!


// Linking up with Blair for Life Lately //

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7 comments:

  1. Wow!!! Take my breath away!!!

    M is such a good Daddy! ;)

    Sister is so beautiful!

    I want her shoes! ;)

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  2. Such a sweet way to remember this big step in her childhood! I love that you are so open-handed--I want to be that way too (it might be daddy who has the harder time :)). Also, of course, Hollis has that same backpack! :)

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    1. Of course she does! :) How are you feeling mama? Been thinking about you!

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  3. So bittersweet my friend. Praying for your family during this transition. She is going to thrive :)

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  4. Oh man, that picture of Mike and her in the restaurant just kills me!

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    1. Yes, it was the most adorable conversation. Glad I snapped that photo. :)

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