Friday, May 25, 2012

The {Pre-K} Graduate

Graduation is only a concept. In real life every day you graduate. Graduation is a process that goes on until the last day of your life. If you can grasp that, you'll make a difference.
~ Arie Pencovici

{Well looky here!  There you are, baby girl!  A Graduate.}

My dearest Layla baby,

Yesterday you embarked on the beginning of what I hope is an incredible educational journey.  We celebrated you yesterday!  All that you have accomplished and learned since beginning at this wonderful Day Care Learning Center more than four years ago.  It seems as if only yesterday I was leaving you as a tiny baby to return to work.  That was a very hard day for me. 

And look at you now, kiddo!?! 

Every caregiver/teacher you had throughout your duration at this school, loved you as if you were apart of their family.  And you were!  That place is like family to us and seeing all of that coming to a close is hard for momma.  But I know they have provided you with knowledge and early life lessons that will make Kindergarten a breeze for you.  For all the love and tenderness they gave to you when I couldn't...I am forever grateful. 

Mommy and daddy are so very proud of you.  We look forward to your future with great expectations!  We love you with all that we are. 


p.s. As distinguished as you were at your Graduation tickled me to no end to have you end the day like this...

At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities.

~ Jean Houston


Summer said...

and you just made me cry. lol! Look how beautiful you two are!! I love her hair! Check out her red hair when she was a baby, so presh! I love your dress girl, you look great :)! She had a cap and gown and the whole the little hands on her little hat and the little scarf thingy! Tell her that Kelcee and I are so proud of her! I am cracking up at the last two picutures, gurl she so silly ha! Her and Kelcee would be instant bffs fo sho! That quote is awesomesauce, you wouldn't care if I borrowed it sometime would you? hmmmm? hahahaha

oh did you cry? I balled like a baby and lost my voice from screaming go Kelcee yeah dork here...I bet she's gonna love it when she graduates high school ha!


Baby Shopaholic said...

Awww! Congrats! She looks beautiful! I will be a mess when P has her first graduation.

Melissa said...

Welp, thanks for making me cry! {that photo was just TOO much!}

Congrats Layla!! Here's to many more graduations :)

Rachel Jensen {Da Paura ♥} said...

So precious!! Congrats to your sweet little one!!


L. said...

Congrats on the first of what will surely be many academic achievements! :D

undomestic chica said...

Congrats Layla! I know I'm super late, but I'm still proud of her.

georgia ~ gi gi said...

AW, look at you two babes!!!!
You two are GORGEOUS!!!!

What an emotional day for you all!
Sniff Sniff!

There is just no stoppin' em!

Myah has two more days of pre-school! Time just goes too fast!

Tiffany said...

Oh man, this little red head of yours has my heart. Her smiles are contagious. Congrats Sweet Lil' Layla!

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