I was woken up at about 5.38am this morning...
Ethan: "Mum, why is it night time for so long? When will it be daytime?"
Me: "Soon. Get some more sleep."
But of course neither of us could sleep, so we got up and played a game of draughts! Ethan kept sighing heavily saying he wish it would just be daytime so he could go to school. He even sat there for a while looking out the back window telling me it's starting to get light. He was pretty excited and nervous all at the same time (and I was feeling exactly the same!)
Anyway - it all went well this morning. A few minor hiccups of just getting used to the new clothes, new shoes, new routine, but nothing major. Even managed to get some pretty cute shots of him...
At school his Yr 6 buddy came over to take him to the classroom, and then off they went. It was quite funny watching all the Kindy kids go up the stairs, and then see all of us parents look around at each other and smile - some were crying, some not, but most (including us) had at least watery eyes! Even the Dads. Very cute.
Edited to add: He's home, and he loved it! Yay. And all of that stuff that was in his bag is basically left at school in the classroom, so thankfully it's not so huge and heavy every day! Thanks for all your comments :)