Your Dadda and I signed you up for preschool for the fall. We are very excited for you to be going! It’s two days a week for two and a half hours. We know that you do not really need to go for the academic portion but more so for the social aspect. You do not really have any little buddies or friends at this stage but this is because you are an only child, no cousins (yet), and we do not really have time to have regular play dates because your Dadda and I both work and your Gigi’s watch you throughout the week. I can’t wait for you to have little buddies from school. I know you will come home and tell me about this boy or girl you played with that day or who you sat next to or what they did or said. I can’t wait to start inviting little friends to your birthday party or to our house to play. I’m very excited for you to have other kids to talk to and relate to.
I know as well that when the day comes next fall for us to take you to your first day of preschool, I will be a mess. I will probably cry more than you do. I will watch you walk into the class with your little backpack and start your journey without me. It’s a hard thing as a Mom to process but I know it will be good for you and I know it’s for the best. I love you and that’s why I will have to let go a little bit. Just a little…