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First grade

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My little big girl started first grade today. The picture shows her on her first day of preschool and today, first day of first grade.

The daycare that Sofia’s been in has been converted to school rooms after the opening of the new daycare Junibacken two weeks ago.
Isabel’s home room will be the same room I used to drop Sofia off in just before summer. Weird.

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She has a nice teacher, Marie. In Sweden teachers are usually called by their first name by both students and parents. We don’t do the mrs/miss/mr thing.
Neither do we do it when talking about the kids’ parents. If referring to me or speaking to me Isabel’s friends would all call me Lotta (or “Isabel’s mom” if they don’t know my first name).

We went to the supermarket after school to get gym clothes for Isabel. This will be the first year she’ll change clothes for gym class and shower in school. And as a treat I let her chose our dinner tonight. She went through a few different alternatives before she finally settled on fish fingers.

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She got home work for her first week of school to be handed in on Friday and she finished it tonight while I cleared up in the kitchen and cleaned delicious chanterelles for our supper (before the fish fingers).

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