He did it! G is officially a school boy! G started at the Rise School on Tuesday and had a great first day! We learned the check-in routine, and then left the little man with his new teachers and were given the boot. While I anxiously awaited a phone call to come get him, no such thing happened!
We went to pick him up promptly at 2:30 and were told he had a super day. Barely made it to nap time, but otherwise great! He appeared to have eaten fairly well, although he was very mad about the new cup I packed him. That will be the end of that one! (We are trying hard to move him away from the bottle and therefore trying all sorts of sippy cups. He appears to have no interest in straws whatsoever!)
He only took a cat nap when he got home, which surprised us, but he made it to his usual bed time. He was not thrilled with having therapy when he got home, but he survived it! Woke up this morning ready to go, and had another super day, and no naps after he got home. I think he is adjusting very well! His nanny told us when she picked him up today he was very engaged in circle time and playing with his new friends. It may just be us, but he really seems super engaged and social the past few days, and I really think he has decided to try his hand at comedy….he burped during dinner today and then started laughing hysterically! Boys!! Anyway, other than the bad jokes he is learning, I truly think this school thing is going to be great for him!
In other news, his speech therapist visited on Monday and did an assessment on his communication skills. Until now she was working on feeding, but he eats great so I don’t think that is a concern any longer. She thinks he is communicating at about a 6 month level and wants to work with him on designating choices. We are working out his BUSY schedule and some insurance things, but will probably start a new mode of therapy soon.
Anyway, that’s the update following school! Nothing else too exciting coming up in the near future, other than a new pediatric ophthalmologist appointment in a few weeks….Daddy P walked out of his last one since he was tired of waiting, so we had to find a new doctor. Hopefully this new one will have a better attitude and bedside manner!