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First Day of Second Grade

Today was the big day. Alex got to start in his new school with his new before and after school care and new teacher and new bus. Everything went off without a hitch. It was even a nice, sunny day. How's that!

When I picked Alexander up from after school care he was already in school mode. I had to give him the 20 questions to get out of him what he did on his first day. He liked all of it. A lot of his best friends were in the new class, and one classmate even goes to the same after school care. He liked his new teacher, his lunch - especially the chocolate chip cookie! - and especially the playground. Usually when I ask him what his favorite thing was about something that he has done he will say that everything was his favorite. When I asked him today, however, his answer was immediate and specific: The Big Toy. I guess the big toy on the playground is very cool. So I am all worried about school supplies, him getting on the right bus, getting off at the right school, finding his class, etc., and was so excited that everything went well, but his highlight is The Big Toy. It is good to be 7.

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