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Transitioning to grade school

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The other day, my niece, Adrienne, went to school for the very first time. Luckily — because I know I would have cried in public — I was not able to attend this momentous occasion.

The first day was a little rough. After settling Adrienne into her classroom, and bravely walking away from the crying child, my sister had to skip out on the school’s Boo-Hoo Breakfast to go have a little cry herself in the car. Adrienne is the first born — definitely a “mama’s girl.” The separation anxiety was equally painful for the two of them.

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