On your first day of School

 I could tell you now that your school years will be the best ones of your life; but there's plenty of time to tell you this yet and even then, you wont believe me - the same way I didn't when my own mother spoke the very same words. But it's true. I know it all seems a bit scary right now. Standing at just three foot tall and walking into a building that dominates the size of the small, cosy home you are used to. I can see your inquisitive eyes taking in the new surroundings - the walls are different, the play kitchen in the corner isn't made of the same colours as the one you have back home. There are new faces, far too many than you could ever remember in one day and even the few familiar ones you recognise from nursery seem different now. More grown up, just as you are, my love. ...more