Sorry...one more school report!
Callie is our child with the unpredictable, roller-coaster-like emotions. We really can't predict from day to day how she will react to anything. Well...we try to predict, but we're generally wrong. Case in point: I assumed that Callie would appear sullen and afraid in her first-day-of-school photo. She likes us to know that she is her own person, I guess, and that we can't even hope to contain her!
Here she was this morning before school:
Happy, right? And then at the gate ready to go into school. Still, clearly, feeling happy:
Callie reported that everything at school today was great, except that they had to sing songs in "stupid Spanish and I didn't understand any of it." Yeah, uh, get used to that, sweetheart. She did, though, make a friend already. She doesn't know the friend's name but was proud to tell us that "luckily, she speaks English to me and Spanish to everyone else." Very lucky. Now, Callie reports, she has two friends to invite to her birthday party. One is Cynthia from across the street, and one is her new, nameless friend who is bilingual. She's always planning...