Kindergarten begins!

Big day for Team Smith…

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Livie’s toothelss grin was a bit strained this morning—her excitement gave way to a tiny bit of nervousness this morning, I think.

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But, she headed up the hill…

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…and posed for her first of many photos like this.

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Inside, we waited a bit to enter her room.

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She meet up with Cooper, another Montessori classmate, and Riley, a friend from ballet. Two ready-made friends in a class of 20 is a pretty good start.

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And, of course, another friend stowed away…

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New cubby…

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And a new teacher.

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Good luck, Livie!

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4 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Laura on August 16, 2013 at 2:09 pm

    Oh my god, this made me cry. Good luck, sweet Livie Lou!

  2. Posted by Karyl on August 16, 2013 at 4:38 pm

    I love the outfit!!! I am very happy that she has a few friends to get started – although, I doubt she will have any trouble making new friends!

  3. Posted by Gramma Great on August 16, 2013 at 6:38 pm

    I love the outfit– I’m not surprised the back pack is purple– I’m so happy Olivia could take her “friend” with her to school. (He looked a lot cleaner than last time I saw him–how did you mange that???) Good Luck, Olivia on your kindergarten adventure!

  4. The photo of the bunny in the backpack captures all the stress of being a kid, but suggests the love and support she takes with her everywhere when she’s not at home. Great photo essay of a very important day in her life. Again, I almost feel like I tagged along. That’s good blogging, writing and photography!

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