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My Baby Graduated

Many of you may know that I was a teacher in my former life. I taught preschool, Kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd grade. I have seen many parents come through and weep at that first day….weep when the school year was over…weep when their child sang their heart out at the end of the year program. I gave that sympathetic smile when our eyes met, but I never really understood that feeling.

Until now.

I am THAT parent. The one who doesn’t get it until she is a parent herself. The parent you NEVER thought you would be.

I am telling you now, you will be that parent….if you aren’t already.

My baby graduated preschool this week. She sang her heart out at the end of the year program. And yes, tears filled my eyes as we hit this milestone. One of many to come I know.

Oh, and she was awarded Most Stylish at graduation. Obviously I spend more time making sure SHE looks good than myself, cause y’all know, I wouldn’t be winning that award!

Here is my big girl.

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  • She’s a doll! You must be so proud! I am getting ready for Nicholas to graduate preschool Monday and anticipate getting very teary.

  • aww she’s beautiful :) congrats to you all! I cried like a baby while maddi stood up there singing away at their christmas concert last year (that is the end of our school year) and yeah I never understood it until then either

  • Summer

    She is cute as ever!!!! So grown up! I will be that mom next week, prepared w/ lots of tissue!

  • I know it is hard – I remember. She is so precious – congratulations! I know she brings you so much joy!

  • Awww, congratulations!! I love that she was given a certificate for being the most stylish. How awesome is that?! :)

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