First Day of Nursery School

First Day | The Merrythought
First Day | The Merrythought
First Day | The Merrythought
First Day | The Merrythought
My baby girl started nursery school. And this mamma’s heart is proud. When Fabienne was born I wasn’t sure what her future would look like. What I know now is that she’s much like any other [almost] three year old. She loves to read books, play outside and dance while daddy plays guitar. She has adorable dimples when she smiles and fights over toys with her little brother. Don’t get me wrong, she has to work a lot harder than most peers to accomplish everyday tasks like talking and running. We have four therapists in our house every week. But this little girl is fiercely determined and continues to surprise us with her capabilities. This tiny girl has already changed my perspective on so many things. I believe she will change the lives of many people in her path. I also fear she will face discrimination because she is different. I wrote about it in this post awhile back. If you have not yet read The Talk by Momastery, please take a moment. It’s not too late to have The Talk with your little ones who are just starting out a new school year. Like I said before.. my hope.. my dream.. my prayer is that Fabienne will find compassionate little friends in school. Who love her just the way she is.

– Marla

See Manda’s sweet back to school guys here.

  • JustinWednesday, September 11, 2013 - 12:29 pm

    I’m so proud of both of you. A little girl this rad needs a mom equally as rad. Thanks for what you to do to help her excel. Love you guys.ReplyCancel

  • JenWednesday, September 11, 2013 - 12:58 pm

    Looks like she’s raring to go, sweet pictures! Thanks for sharing “the talk” link…I plan to share that tonight round the dinner table.ReplyCancel

  • AmyWednesday, September 11, 2013 - 1:56 pm

    Such a sweet big girl. Pretty awesome pics for having to take them on your Iphone 😉ReplyCancel

  • Tara VictoriaWednesday, September 11, 2013 - 3:37 pm

    Such a sweet post <3 I wish you and your little girl all the best! Thank you for sharing this!ReplyCancel

  • Jordan JenksWednesday, September 11, 2013 - 8:22 pm

    What a sweet little darling!ReplyCancel

  • colleenpastoorWednesday, September 11, 2013 - 10:38 pm

    Thank you for sharing ‘the talk’ I’ve saved that for when my babes are ready for school. It’s such an important reminder and your little girl is so lucky to have you!ReplyCancel

  • Pat SchwabSaturday, September 14, 2013 - 7:37 am

    She looks adorable for her first day of school and what a proud Mama you must be. My kids had the chance when they were younger to help out or take gym with some special children when they were in elementary school and always had positive things to say about there shared classroom time.ReplyCancel

  • Victoria / Justice PirateSaturday, September 14, 2013 - 8:06 am

    Look at that big smile of hers! I hope she has a great time in nursery school!!!ReplyCancel

  • 2nd Funniest ThingMonday, September 16, 2013 - 7:54 am

    I’m sure she was born to teach us many things. Big kisses to your beautiful girl!!!

  • pientheskyWednesday, October 2, 2013 - 2:59 pm

    Oh my word! How precious is she?! I just came across your blog today and I’m just smitten!

    I was a substitute for a short while and I would sub frequently for a specific kinder class. In the class there was the sweetest little girl who had Aspergers. She struggled to do a lot of the things that the other children did, but by goodness she gave it all she had and would surprise me constantly! The thing I loved most was this little boy in the class, who took it upon himself to take care of Kalee. Anytime she needed help, he was there. Anytime we’d leave somewhere, he’d take her to the line and walk by her side the whole way. His help and concern for her was so beautiful to see. Everyone in the class loved her and not once did they say something mean or rude to her – just showed love. I wish that for your sweet girl!

    So glad I found your blog!ReplyCancel

    • marlaThursday, October 3, 2013 - 7:17 pm

      Thanks so much for your kind words and for sharing such a sweet story. Glad you stopped by.ReplyCancel

  • Aimed in gulf breezeMonday, October 7, 2013 - 12:07 am

    She is ridiculously adorable!! I hope she is loving school.ReplyCancel

  • PriyaTuesday, September 23, 2014 - 2:05 pm

    She is precious! I hope she had a great first day!!ReplyCancel

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