Ryan started school the last week of August. He declared that he wanted to ride the bus in the morning this year (as opposed to just the afternoon bus that he’d been doing the past two years), which means a 6am wake up call and a 6:41am bus stop pick-up.

at the breakfast table, in a good mood, and looking chipper!

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playing with ninja lego men

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He looks worried below, but really he was fine.

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Sam started in the blue room at a new preschool this year. He was excited that daddy could also be along to drop him off on his first day. Here they are, a matching pair.

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He was nervous and has been kinda slow to warm up to the new setting. They have a really fun outdoor space that Sam likes.

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(The first couple days we were there for orientation and meet-the-teacher, Sam decided these were blocks of cheese, and he set up a cheese shop and I got to be the shopper who was in great need of cheese purchases.)