Joey says he's not excited for school to start, but he's so social and energetic I have no doubt he'll come home happy. He didn't care much what he was wearing today either, except he insisted on sneakers, not his Teva's, which I thought would keep him cooler. Joey had the heaviest backpack of the three, and the only homework for the first day.
Ellie was the only one who admitted she was excited to start school, and she was all about the outfit. She really didn't need any new clothes, but I let her pick out a few, just to have something new to wear on the first day. She really belongs at a private school, since she kept gravitating toward the uniforms. Here's what she settled on:
Poor Ainsley, if she'd been born a couple of months earlier they'd all be in the same school for one year. She was sad to see all of her playmates leave for the day, but perked up at the promise of a trip to the park, with a packed lunch, just like the big kids.