Take a deep breath. That sort of statement requires a deep breath and some calming thoughts. It engenders so much excitement and nerves.
I know I'm set for a fabulous year though. At Open House last week the first three kiddos to come in were uncertain and clinging to their parents. I tried gently to talk with them and suggested they check out the books in our classroom library. Before long I was distracted by a new arrival and then turned around to see this:
All three had picked up a Piggie and Elephant book. A year that starts with Piggie and Elephant is sure to be wonderful.