Today, it finally hit me. Jacob started kindergarten yesterday, without a tear in sight. But now, it's starting to sink in that he'll be in school all day, while I'm left here all alone.
It's funny how the kids adjust so well to this new situation; it's the parents who worry about their precious cargo handling the trip to and from, not to mention the hours in between. Will they make new friends? Will they get along with their teacher? Will they know where to go and what to do?
I know I'm just being selfish, but I miss him already. Yesterday was much easier, since I went to work after seeing him off. I had some pics I downloaded off my camera and e-mailed to my hubby before I left. "He made it on the bus alright," I typed in the message.
Then, I kept myself busy at work, only stopping to enjoy a raw Pop-Tart I pulled out from my freezer, which seemed perfect for the occasion. You may remember the post I did about them on We Like It Raw in February. They've even turned up again on Gone Raw recently (Thanks hannah.hunnicutt for reminding me about that blast from the past).
Okay, so maybe I did catch myself looking at the clock a bit, anxiously awaiting the time my boy would be home. I wanted to call and find out about his day.
When the moment arrived, I raced for my cellphone, dialing the digits as fast as my fingers would allow. His sweet little voice on the other end of the line was still happy, telling me all about the fun he had.
So why am I so sad today? I guess it's just going to take a little while to get used to him not being here. Maybe I'll be able to find some more time to focus on my interests. You may even hear from me more on this site. Hey Dhru, I should put some stuff together for you, too.
Don't worry about me; I'll make it through :-)