Thursday, February 19, 2009

Emma's Patriotic Parade

The three-year-olds at Emma's preschool held a "Patriotic Parade" this morning for parents and the two-year-old and four-year-old classes.

This basically amounted to every child asked to dress in red, white and blue and they proudly showcased their handmade patriotic headbands while carrying the American flag.

The classes paraded around in a giant loop and stopped to recite the Pledge of Allegiance that they have been learning for several weeks now.

Emma was doing well in her parade line until she saw me. There is something about me showing up to her school events that sets her off every time and sure enough, she started crying. Luckily, she was able to get herself back under control quickly and even posed for some good pictures. These are often hard to come by with Emma so I was thrilled that she was actually smiling.

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