School is back in session and guess who’s flying solo…
Today is the first day of school for my youngest child. Lan begins his senior year without the watchful eyes of big brother nearby.
There was a time I’d be worried sick.
Today, I’m simply grateful.
Today my kid is flying solo!
Class schedule finalized? Check!
IEP (individualized education plan) in place and all participants on board? Check!
No big brother around to chaperone? Check!
Lan is “free to be me.”
And that’s a good thing.
I vividly recall Lan’s first year of high school. He was tiny compared to the other kids, walking out of class with his hands over his ears because he couldn’t stand the noise.
Three years later, Lan stands head and shoulders above most students and is an eager participant in the hallway chatter!
No longer a freshman or marching band “rookie,” he is making plans to map out his future. Lan envisions a future…
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