On my first day of kindergarten, I learned...
- I'm going to need an inbox for all the papers E brings home. And an outbox for all of my homework.
- Although they deny it, they're expecting kids who enter kindergarten to know how to write their names, cut paper with scissors, and match letters with sounds. Gone are the days of tissue-paper-crinkle projects.
- There is a big difference between "carline" and "parent drop-off."
- My girl is so much like me it's scary. As I filled in the sheet describing her, it was as if I was answering the question, "What were you like, exactly, as a 5-year old?"
- Put me in an elementary school and I'm immediately a teacher-pleasing machine. I hope she liked me.
- The Pledge of Allegiance makes me cry.
This is going to be a big year for us. In the end, I hope my hard work merits a "satisfactory," but I'm betting on "needs improvement."