Tuesday, August 25, 2009

all her bags are packed, she's ready to go

  • my baby is leaving first thing in the morning for Florida. Without me. I am so excited for her, and yet nervous and sad too. (much like the first day of school). I know she is in safe hands, and that she's going to have a terrific time. Why is it always so hard to be the one left behind?
  • Transition Day was good. Her ID card photo is very nice, and she got a good locker, which was on the top of her list. Isn't too pre-occupied with how many of her friends are in her classes, as long as she sees them once in awhile. I like that she is making more and more new friends but isn't fixated on one person. It's a VERY good thing!
  • I snuck out and bought a bunch of goodies to pop into her carry-on, so she has stuff for on the plane. Trashy teen mag, candy, gum, nuts. I also found a cute swimsuit and the most adorable pair of RayBan sunglasses in baby blue. Girl is rough on glasses. I got these supercheap @ Marshall's.
  • Hoping that she will find some pants for school while down there. Her Grandparents know where all the good stores are and plan to drag her to all of them :)
  • Last night she & I went to Target, where she chose 2 pair of Converse sneakers (buy 1, get 1 half off!). In my world, this is MAJOR, because for years she has been telling me how ugly she thinks they are. At TD many many girls were wearing them. Turns out she didn't realize that they come in low tops too. She chose a weathered navy pair, and a mauvish-pink color. They are awesome. She has had one pair or another on her feet every minute since. The best news is that I won't have to look at those ugly flip flops every single day until it snows!!
  • Evan has another scrimmage tonight. Hoping he'll get to play a little more.


Jan C. said...

Converse are hot this year. Both my daughters say all the HS girls are wearing them. Apparently they call them "Chucks," so if Emma wants to be totally cool, she should probably call them that in front of her friends, lol.

Brooke S. Rochon said...

Aww, you poor thing. Stella spent the night at Grandma and Grandpa's tonight and I miss her already. I can't imagine a trip to Florida. Good luck.

Jen on the Edge said...

Converse sneakers are huge with my girls and their friends too. It's a cute look and so much better than some of the other stuff they could be wearing.