Wednesday, June 16, 2010


I am taking part in a 15 week series from Mommy's Piggy Tales  This series is a way for us to record the story of out youth. I will be writing a "chapter" every Thursday.

Preschool / Kindergarten Years

It was during these years that my mom and I got our own place to live - a place I would call home for most of my elementary years!

I searched high and low for a photo to share with you of me on my first day of Kindergarten, but my mom has all my pictures from my childhood. I will try to get a bunch of them scanned so I can add some later!

I never did go to preschool but I was in daycare. I remember liking daycare - one home daycare stands out in my mind. I remember being able to watch "Mr. Dress-Up" or "Sesame Street" while the lady made lunch for us. I especially loved her grilled cheese sandwiches!
One of my favorite memories of kindergarten was having my mom drop me off at school. I loved the short little drive or the times we walked together!

I loved going to kindergarten and even though I was the quietest girl in the class, i loved being there!

Do you all have more memories from these years? If I ever think of another memory I'll be sure to add it in! Isn't that the great thing about blogging about your can always add to them!


Diane at Perfectly Imperfect Life said...

I also had a hard time coming up with memories from so long ago! Makes me wonder if I was even there?

Momma Stuff said...

Thanks for sharing - I'm so happy to hear that you enjoyed the travel time with your mom. I chose a daycare for my son that is close to my work rather than my home for exactly that reason. Amber :)

Mom2three said...

Sounds like you had some good memories! It's nice that you're mom found a home daycare for you to be in. Like you, My Mom has almost all pictures of me, so I had to beg for some for this project. Looking forward to getting to know you better in the weeks to come.

Judy said...

I too was super quiet. The first day of kindergarten my whole class thought I was mute :)
It's amazing how many memories have been flooding back to me as I have participated in this...and it's only the second week!

piperparadise said...

What a nice memory you have of this time - how wonderful!


Janette@Janette's Sage said...

This is great! Precious!

LizzieV. said...

Isn't it nice to feel like a "big girl" and get your own room?? I love grilled cheese, too, but my mom often made us mac-n-cheese, homemade chicken noodle soup or spaghetti. Yummy memories! Thanks.

Jenny said...

As I was reading this post, your story didn't seem familiar so I went back and read your birth story. Somehow I had missed reading it. That's truly amazing. My mom had my brother when she was 16, and even though she and my dad married, she could have made a different choice, too. I'm so proud of your mom.

The Sunshine Crew said...

I loved kindergarten, too! Had a great teacher who could play the piano.

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