2nd July 2015

New chapter starting shortly

It’s a very sad time and also a very proud time for hubby and I. Our Little Man who was 4 in May will be starting school in just over 3 months.

How do we feel about this?? Its bitter-sweet for us, were both so happy he is moving on to a new chapter in his life and growing up. However where is our baby gone. It only seems like 5 minutes ago that I gave birth to him. I am really sad that Little Man and 4 of his friends are all going to the same school, he however is in one class and the other 4 are in another class. This really upsets me, how do I explain to a 4-year-old that he will be on his own but his friends will all be together. I think this is the thing worrying us the most, well more me worrying about it. I have told him as I want him to know when he starts rather than it being a shock.

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I will miss him being with me everyday, although he really annoys me with his ways sometimes he is just being a child and I will miss it. I am not ready to let go of my baby yet. I am not ready for other people to be looking after him everyday and I certainly am not ready for the government to tell me when I can and can’t take my boy on holiday. I will miss our silly days and the laughs we have. I have to keep telling myself that he will be really happy at school and I know he will be just fine. He’s growing up and that’s just how it has to be. I know we will still be able to have all of this, just have to wait for weekends.

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We are both so proud of how far he has come in his 4 years of life. He is growing into a loving, kind and caring little boy. I know that when he starts school I will be more of a mess than he is. I know he will make new friends and have many happy years at school. It’s all new to us though so obviously we will have worry and concerns.

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If you went through this last year I would love to hear from you and your fears and if it all turned out to be OK.

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