Nia’s 1st Day of School

Around Manila
March 24, 2014

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It’s hard to top the awesomeness of snow, but I think we may just have done it.  Yes, today was Nia’s first day of preschool.  As many of you know, my Mom started Lake Area Discovery Center, a PHENOMENAL early childcare center with 10 sites across the metro.  Happily, my Mom was able to get Nia a slot in the 2’s class.  That won’t start until Wednesday due to conferences, so in the meantime she went to hang out at Auntie Emmy’s classroom.

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Emily’s classroom is for 4-5 year olds so Nia was significantly younger than the other children.  She used that to her advantage and managed to attract a whole gaggle of girls that followed her around for the morning.  Definitely not a shy one, our Nia…

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The preschool has an amazing hot lunch program (no processed foods!) and Nia will get to enjoy that each day.  We were a wee bit nervous that she was going to drop her tray since she’s required to carry it herself.  With a little help from Auntie Em though (who’s 38 weeks pregnant, by the way) she was able to make it to the table.

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And here’s Nia with her other teacher Ms. Patty, enjoying her lunch at the lunch table!

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Nia stays til 1 PM and the kids are required to have quiet time on a mat from 12:30 to 1 PM.  Nia wasn’t understanding this concept at first but her 5-year-old-gal-pals came up with the idea of patting her back to help her rest.  Is that not the cutest thing ever???  Yay for school!

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2 Comments

  1. Brenda says:

    Oh, she is so adorable! Love this post!

  2. That is a great first day of school experience! And she is way too adorably cute!!!

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