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Do you have any first day of school rituals?

Today was my son's first day of 1st grade. I made him what he wanted for breakfast, chocolate chip pancakes, and had chocolate chip cookies waiting for him and his neighborhood friends when they came home.

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Courtney610

Asked by Courtney610 at 4:13 PM on Aug. 30, 2010 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • I meant traditions, not rituals.
    Courtney610

    Comment by Courtney610 (original poster) at 4:14 PM on Aug. 30, 2010

  • no not really...I take them and walk with them to class. I always take them though but normally just drop them off. I just like to get them there on time..LOL
    hill2

    Answer by hill2 at 4:15 PM on Aug. 30, 2010

  • I take a picture of each child in the same spot in front of the house each year on the first day of school; ever since they started preschool. It's fun to look back and see how they've changed.
    FootballMom85

    Answer by FootballMom85 at 4:32 PM on Aug. 30, 2010

  • The night before the first day I write him a letter...which normally gets the tears flowing!! I also make him whatever he wants for breakfast and dinner...plus pictures and lots of hugs and kisses!!
    TSR

    Answer by TSR at 5:33 PM on Aug. 30, 2010

  • just taking her picture on her way out the door..thats it..
    alexis_06

    Answer by alexis_06 at 7:00 PM on Aug. 30, 2010

  • We would go out for ice cream after I picked the girls up from school and take first day pictures before the left.
    scout_mom

    Answer by scout_mom at 10:08 PM on Aug. 30, 2010

  • My daughter buys a new first day of school outfit. I drive her to school and meet her teacher on the first day...help her know where class is. Take pics w/ the school sign and w/ her teacher.. and at her desk... then she gets her fav dinner when she gets home.
    TwistedMama27

    Answer by TwistedMama27 at 12:35 AM on Aug. 31, 2010

  • I also take my little one to school and then try to make him what he wants for supper.
    mandynjohnsmom

    Answer by mandynjohnsmom at 9:53 AM on Aug. 31, 2010

  • Not really. Just taking a picture that morning. Although this year I forgot until two days later. I had her put on the dress she wore the first day and put her back pack on and took her picture. :-)
    Kiwismommy19

    Answer by Kiwismommy19 at 1:51 PM on Aug. 31, 2010

  • no
    regian19832002

    Answer by regian19832002 at 1:22 AM on Sep. 1, 2010

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