The dude has a very busy week ahead. Each day is filled with activities he loves. And, the big and is he has school. There was no yelling or saying “no” when I mentioned school this morning. It’s now August and he is ready but I think it has more to do with the countdown to school being over. We counted the days on the calendar until his return to his beloved teacher and routine of school. I think counting off the days was easier for him to understand than for me to tell him he would see his teacher in August. When it became August he knew he still had days to go. I think it was confusing for him when I would say it’s August but he still had another week until he would see his teacher. He reminded me several times today was church day. “We go to church”, he would say. I told him we had to get ready. I put his jeans out and his camo pants. I didn’t realize the jeans I gave him were too small. I told him he was going to have to put on the camo pants. He did it quickly without any hesitation and then he bent in half almost to look at them on his legs. He said, “I not angry they just grey” and went on “they not pedal pushers not sweatpants not shorts”. He is truly understanding all the different types of clothing now. And I have jeans that will fit him for school tomorrow. I’m so glad he is ready for his day. I was worried that maybe he wouldn’t want to go back to school but I think it was more of a timing thing. He talked about his teacher, the aide, and his friends that he would see tomorrow. I loved the excitement in his voice as he talked about it. He told me he was going to ride the bus and “not get in the car”. He loves riding on the bus. I can’t wait to see how he grows this year. I love his teacher and I know that she gives her heart to her kids. He wants to go to the park with his friend after school and I think it will be great for him to still get to his new Monday routine. Here’s to a great first day of school to my sweet baby O and I’m thankful for the joy it brings him. Be inspired by the world around you and know that you can make a difference. Smiles to all and donut daze!
I'm Lynn Browder. Owen's Mommy. The best moments in time are when I get to see the smile on his face and that giggle come from his heart.