First day of school

Today was J’s first day at primary school. After a bit of a battle we were lucky to get him a place in the school we wanted him to go to. It’s a familiar environment for him after attending nursery there and the staff are so friendly, welcoming and positive. Although I’m nervous about how he will be in school and emotional that my boy has reached this big milestone already, when it seems like only a short time ago he was a tiny baby, I’m reassured that he is in safe hands with people who will look after him well.

After getting him ready, looking very smart in his uniform, my husband and I set off to take him to school. My mum met us there too – this is a momentous day for us all. I was anxious that us all being there would upset him and that he wouldn’t want us to leave or he wouldn’t want to stay but I couldn’t have stayed away and missed his first day at school. He has come so far to get to this point and I had to be there to see it. Continue reading