she was dressed in pink and purple!
She had requested short puffy sleeves,
lots of ruffles,
a tie belt,
and she wanted plaid fabrics!
I only had a small amount left of
each of these plaids,
but she loved them both.
And she had been waiting to wear her new
pink floral Aster shoes ever since I had bought them
off Ebay last Spring.
Well, as of 9:30 last night,
I still had not cut out this dress.
And her back-to-school-anxiety had been
in high gear all day.
So, when she FINALLY fell asleep I was able to
start work on this little dress.
And did I mention that it had to match
her beloved backpack?
And if you look closely,
you will see that her dress also
matches her purple plaid hand sanitizer holder.
Yes, it did.
We did not need to start walking to school,
However, she was fully dressed
and wearing her backpack
begging to leave.......
afraid to be late!
She managed to talk big sis India
into walking with us to school.
India is wearing her huge
Disney College Program Alumni shirt
and super classy "Perry The Platypus" hat.
She started to see some of her friends arrive!
Most of them were also wearing pink!
I managed to get a few squeezy hugs.
We finally got to go into her classroom
and find her desk!
She found her new folder,
with her name on it!
And then, her teacher told
the parents that it was time for the
school day to start!
India and I walked back home together,
reminiscing about other "first days".
we walked back to the school,
to walk Ahnalin back home.
I was hopeful she would have a good day.
However the anxiety of the day,
coupled with being seated next to
two children who were mean to her last year,
caused Ahnalin to go into a full blown melt down
I will have to have a talk with her new teacher
to explain how these children
treated Ahnalin last year.
She is very nervous about one child in particular.
I am prayerful that tomorrow will be a better day.
And tomorrow, I will post another darling
dress sewn from one of these plaids!
I still have many posts to catch up.