- Would he have enough time to finish his lunch?
- Would his teacher know when he needed to go potty?
- Would he make friends?
- Would he be able to sit and listen for longer stints?
What I thought about much less is how I would fare during this big adjustment. After years of having my sidekick every day, we would be going about much of our days separately.
And, friends, I never knew how much of a learning experience becoming a kindergarten mom could be. Some days, I feel like I’m actually the one who’s walking into a new school lunchroom with a food tray wondering who will sit with me.
We are about a month into this new stage of life, and my son seems to acclimating a lot better than his momma. While he is mastering sight words and recess politics and music class, I feel like I’ve been catapulted into a world I just don’t understand.
In short – I’m a card-carrying rookie.