This is a big year. We knew a year of change, adjustment, and flexibility.
The decision to move Jack from one school district to another, so he can eventually attend high school where Ken teaches, seemed like an easy one.
Jack has been with me, at our awesome family-feeling school for 7 years.
Yesterday, he moved to a 5-8 school as a 7th grader. He doesn't know a single face. New campus, new routines, new expectations. New friends.
My heart is heavy. As my confident as happy kid is anxious and teary about the one place he's always felt good.
In 2 weeks, he will be in his groove.
Joining lunch clubs and making more friends.
Until that happens.
Middle school is hard.
For him and my mama heart.
Keep your head up, my son.
We know you will continue to soar and thrive, and will do whatever we can to get you there.