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Meet Me – Georgia Lectures Me (and Obligatory First Day of Kindergarten Photo)

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I bet you can’t guess her favourite colour?

Georgia’s first day of kindergarten. We’d actually picked out a really cute denim dress and ‘jeggings‘ for her first day. She woke up and dressed completely in pink (before I could stop her)!

After the obligatory (and very cute, if I do say so myself) first day photo and a couple of runs back into the house for forgotten items Georgia and I headed to school (walking of course).

She seemed quite grumpy and sullen for the first block or so, but I put it down to first day nerves. Then out of the blue,

Georgia: Mom, do you know what meet me means?

Me: Meet me? Yes, meet means to get together with some one and …

Georgia: NO! Meetme, do YOU know what it means?

I was racking my brains … meetme, meetme, meetme … what is she trying to say?

Me: Meetme, I’m not sure what meetme is. Do you mean –> Meet. Me?

Georgia: Yes, Meetme!

Me: Yes, Meet means to get together with someone at a certain place and time … and …

Georgia: NO! Like when I say, Mom, MEET ME in the front yard! Do you understand what that means?

{I don’t recall, but apparently when she ran in the house to get her coat, I was given strict instructions to ‘meet’ her in the front yard (which doesn’t include the sidewalk!), and she was upset that I’d started walking without her!}

SHEESH! Apparently, six feet past the end of the driveway is NOT the front yard!


Needless to say, I began to see the benefits of leaving the wee tyrant in the big bad school and going home to enjoy a morning of lecture-less peace!


She wasn’t the least bit bothered by the idea either.

MK xo

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14 comments… add one

  • Liz@thisfullhouse September 3, 2010, 1:34 pm

    Ah, yes, I could use one of those lecture-less moments of peace [bows head in silence] AMEN!

  • MommyKnows September 3, 2010, 5:39 pm
  • 180|360 September 3, 2010, 1:37 pm

    How cute is she? Love that photo and all the color.

  • MommyKnows September 3, 2010, 5:39 pm

    @180|360, Thanks Kim!

  • Betty Becker September 3, 2010, 3:21 pm

    What a doll!!! Haha she is going to love school.

  • MommyKnows September 3, 2010, 5:40 pm

    @Betty Becker, Thanks Mom! She is happy so far :) and behaving.

  • Pauline Graham September 4, 2010, 10:51 am

    She’s just a laugh a minute, isn’t she? Gorgeous!

  • jafer September 5, 2010, 6:20 am

    I think if my kids had said that to me they’d have been walking to school by themselves from that moment on. I wouldn’t have wanted to ‘crowd’ them.

  • MommyKnows September 5, 2010, 12:46 pm

    @jafer, REALLY? If your 5 year old was upset/cheeky, because you started walking ahead without her on her first day of kindergarten, you’d be upset and make her walk alone?!

    Yikes! You’re hardcore (and a bit of meanie)!

  • Mommyknows Application September 5, 2010, 7:42 am

    Thanks Pauline. She keeps us smiling!

  • umut September 5, 2010, 11:08 am

    Her smiling recovers our all pains. The most important thing is her smiling. thanks for sharing.

  • Ashley September 5, 2010, 8:25 pm

    Funny, at least she told you and didn’t bottle it up. Also, well responded to the meanie! They might consider a little attitude flung in their direction is still safer than leaving a 5 year old alone, as prey for a creepo. Sheesh!

  • Tracey September 6, 2010, 8:16 am

    So Cute!! She is adorable! And being feisty is good – at least you know she won’t be a pushover at school and will stand up for herself!

  • Kids Skateboarding September 7, 2010, 3:42 am

    The picture in front of the school is so cool! The contrast between big and small :)

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