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Matthias’ big day…

February 6th | older posts

So Matty started school today. He was screaming when I left him, and I’m not sure who had a harder time–him or me! It is so hard to see your child transition to the next stage and separate from you. I know this is going to be a great thing for Matthias (and for me!). I know he needs time away from me and time with typical peers. Since he has an older brother with a disability, it is important for him to have his own, structured, playful place where he can be himself. I know all that–but it’s still so hard!

David meanwhile is feeling a bit better but not quite himself. He has been pulling to a stand all over the place! Last night he had a bit of a spill and bonked his head on the floor. OUCH! We felt so bad–but I guess that’s all part of the learning and growing process. Lots of painful growing going on in the Leonard home right now! It’s exciting, though!

5 Responses

  1. Christal says:

    oh my gosh…he looks so different!! You gotta send me some new pictures! miss you guys!

  2. Ellen says:

    My Matty is growing up. His little face is so full of anticipation. I can’t wait to hear all he’s learning in preschool.

  3. kristen borland says:

    matty looks so excited!

  4. chrissie says:

    It’s such a crazy, fun, hard time. Those boys are just getting so big. Really! I wish time would slow down just a little!

  5. michele says:

    Matty looks soooo cute! He has a brave sort of look on his face!

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