Thursday, May 16, 2013

A Thought to the Future

I am so excited, I have come quickly to share with you.

My son is "graduating" from preschool this month. :) The idea of a 4 year old graduating from anything is a little silly, yes. But I appreciate that the teachers put thought and energy into making a sense of accomplishment and recognizing milestones in the kids' little lives. They really have learned a lot, not just about the ABCs and 123s, but about life and working together.

Today I bought him this book. It's one of my favorite Dr. Suess books, and almost always makes me cry! I know it's a little cliché to get this book as graduation gift. Everybody does that, right?

But the neat thing, the funnest thing... the most secret surprise and "Christmas-y" thing about this gift is that we're not giving it to him this year.

We're hoping to give it to him in 13 years at his high school graduation, after we've had all his teachers inscribe something to him on the inside. ^_^


 
I must confess, I got the idea from this guy.
Boy, did his story tug at my sentimental little heartstrings.
 
What is the best graduation gift or memory you have?
 

3 comments:

  1. That's a really cool idea! I still recall my college graduation party with fondness. I think it was the last time "the gang" was all together, and I for one had a total blast.

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