Hooray! We made it through our first day of pre-school for both boys. Now Sonshine went to this same school last year but this was Gator-boy's first experience.
Everything went great for them. Sonshine's teacher is totally cool with the potty training difficulties so I'm feeling much better about that.
What I wanted to tell you folks tonight was about the other parents at school.
They were what I call "Paparazzi Parents"
I thought I was at a disco club with all the flashes going off in the halls of that school. Now, the older kids started earlier this week and the 5 day a week preschool kids as well as the MWF preschool kids all started yesterday. So the only ones "documenting" their little darling's first day of school were 2-4 year olds who only go to "school" two days a week. I mean really---give me a break here! He isn't leaving to study overseas for a year.
This one lady took the cake, all the icing and even the ice cream on top....
I'm heading out the door after making sure each kid got into the correct classroom then pulling the old "duck and run." I'm getting good at that! I notice this older lady just hanging out under the tree by the door. I really didn't think much of her really. I'd gotten there early and snagged the coveted parking spot directly in front of the door so that I wouldn't have to drag kids and stuff so far. As I'm starting the car I see this lady pull out a video camera. So I look around to see what she's taping. Boy and Mom are walking from the parking lot...about 20 yards away. She tapes them all the way down the sidewalk...makes boy stop in front of the doors and smile...then follows them in the school and down the hall....tape running the whole time.
I was amazed, simply amazed.