i got teery eyed this morning

Canada
April 25, 2007 9:34am CST
i droped my daughter off to her school rediness program for the second time, she just walked in and went to play, she didn't say goodbye or anything. then i was watching for a minute, they started the national anthem and i just watched her participate and it was so cute, and grown up and i just started getting tears in my eyes.
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• United States
25 Apr 07
Aww! Well atleast you know that you have raised her so far to be a self assured and confident individual! Good job mom!
• Canada
25 Apr 07
thanks, and i am really proud of her that she is not shy and can feel comfterble enough to go off on her own.
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@sizzle3000 (3040)
• United States
25 Apr 07
This is normal. I remember when my daughter went to school for the first time. I felt so lonely because I was so used to her being around and now she wasn't. You will get through it trust me. You will have so many first moments with your child that you will soon forget this empty feeling. I wanted my daughter to miss me too but she was with kids her own age and having so much fun that I was not missed at all. We as parents must get used to the fact that they are growing up. My daughter will be eighteen in two years and I don't know what I am going to do when she is off to college or our on her own. My house will be empty. Cherish these moments for as long as you can.
@ravinskye (8245)
• United States
25 Apr 07
I know where you are coming from...my daughter will start preschool this fall and just thinking about it now makes me teary eyed. I hope that my daughter does as well as yours does...mine is kind of shy and she shuts down when she gets shy.
@massageeh (966)
• Taiwan
27 Apr 07
Mommy, you'll get used to it. You should be thankful that your child is independent. If your child is the clingy type, you'll have a hard time. Don't forget to give her encouragement and let her know how good she was at school. It'll help her be interested in school.
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• United States
25 Apr 07
I used to work in a child care development center and the hardest thing for a parent is to send their child to a pre school or a child care development center. You don't know how many parents when they would walk out the room would stand at the door and look through the window on it. I saw more than one mom wipe her eyes. It is hard when your child starts this because that is the first real awareness that your child is growing up.
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