Elizabeth has been waiting to start kindergarten for almost a year, she will be turning 6 soon and the wait has been so long for her. But, the day has arrived and she was up and ready at the crack of dawn. She handled her first day very smoothly, she stayed awake, came home happy and even complained about all the crying kids in her class. Even though the wait was long for her to start school, it was well worth it to me. First, she went into kindergarten reading. Second, she was socially ready (not a "cry baby like the other kids") and my very most favorite she got to stay home with me for an extra year! Yay, for fall birthdays!