After a 3 millennia week summer break, Kendall’s gearing up to start his first day of K3 (preschool for 3 year olds) next Tuesday. He’s attended the Mother’s Day Out portion of this program since he was a year old, but now? It’s all official. He’s in a class with his name on the back of a chair, they have to line up to go get water from the water fountain, and they get computer time (!). He even has the cutest weetle locker you ever did see. (If you’re on my home page, click through to see said adorable locker and read more)

He’s like a real little boy. A straight up, potty trained (except for at night), little boy who even wears tennis shoes with LACES and goes to SCHOOL in a CLASSROOM where there are letters and numbers on the wall that he will LEARN. OMG, I can’t handle it.

He’s growing so fast, and I’m scrambling to try to document and remember as many of these small moments. It’s possible I feel a bit of guilt over the whole no baby book thing. So, I’m going to make up for it!

I got a large School Years journal/organizer from momAgenda. It has one page/pocket for every year from Preschool- 12th grade.

Since preschool will consist of 2 years for him (K3 and K4), I will have to split the information on that page. I just did that by drawing lines with Sharpie in the middle of each field to fill out. I’ll put 2 pictures up top. There’s plenty of room.

Each page is actually part of a pocket (a pretty generous one) where you can store art, report cards, silly notes and other mementos.

And the back of each one has spaces to fill out things like friends, activities, sports and special achievements, along with a spot for them to sign their name.

I’m itching to fill it out for this year already!

As part of momAgenda‘s Back To School campaign, they want to help one of you celebrate and document your child’s time in school, too. So I’m giving away one large School Years journal. You’ll be able to pick your own color. Exciting, right?!

Here’s how to enter:

1. Comment below with one of  your favorite first day of school memories.

For extra entries, you can do any or all of the following:

2. Tweet “I’m getting organized with @momAgenda for Back-to-School! I entered the
#giveaway @BabyRabies http://www.babyrabies.com/?p=4699 #momAgendaCOMM”

3. Follow @BabyRabies on Twitter

4. Follow @momAgenda on Twitter

5. Sign up for my Monday Morning Procrastination Club Newsletter

 Please leave a separate comment for each entry (and allow time for moderation before trying again). I’ll draw a winner Friday, August 26th with Random.org.

Disclosure- I’m a member of the momAgenda Council of Media Moms. This is a sponsored post, and I was provided the School Years journal at no cost to me. All opinions are entirely my own.

Entries are closed. Congrats to Lisa, commenter #172, as chosen by Random.org.

242 thoughts on “My Baby Starts Preschool (A momAgenda School Years Review & Giveaway)”

  1. I’m a complete nerd and I love to buy school supplies. It was my favorite time of year to meet my teacher, get the list and go buy all the stuff. I would bring it home and get it all organized for the first day. Still love it.

  2. My favorite first day of school memory is the agony of choosing the outfit! Then laying it all out from undies to socks to hair bands, etc!!

  3. I remember going to school late (I missed the first 2 days because they started school earlier that year) and showing up in a first day outfit that I totally loved with a new haircut and a tan. Isn’t it weird what we remember?

  4. My 1st day of school memory is kinda awful lol. My dad told me when I went to kindergarten that I would get spanked if I was bad. He used a paddle so when I went in I looked at the top of all the shelves for the paddles peeking out, just like his was… I still remember that VIVIDLY!!! :)))

  5. I don’t have a favorite first day of school memory… just the memories of general excitement over new school clothes, supplies, teacher, and seeing friends.

  6. Have so many first day good memories. It’s like a party in our house as everyone has on their “first day best.” Everything is neat and organized — backpacks brand new. An extra special lunch that will not be duplicated until next year. Special notes tucked away that probably don’t quite have their desired effect (kids get embarrassed SO easily). The first day of school is about all the possibilities. All the unknowns. I think I’m usually more excited than the kids.

    I follow both you and momagenda on twitter! And I desperately need to go on an organizing bender.

  7. My baby is also starting preschool this year so we have no first day of school memoires yet. Looking forward to taking a picture of her standing on our front steps with her cute little backpack on!!

  8. My favorite first day of school will be this year on Sept.8th when I get to drop both of my boys off for their first days of PreK. We are all looking forward to it.

  9. Look at your big boy! Precious! I cried so hard after watching my son walk through the door his first day of school you’d a thought Id been shot. In the end, of course, you’ll love all he learns and the ways he grows. Hugs!

  10. My favorite first day of school memories are waking up to the smell of my dad’s homemade cinnamon rolls and him waking us up singing silly songs.

  11. #1 – My best memories are more from all of the back to school supply shopping, and then getting all my stuff organized in my backpack or locker. #TypeA

  12. I remember the first day of my Freshman year. It’s not my favorite memory but definitely my most memorable one. I wore this cute dress I got from the Gap. I was so excited to wear it and thought I looked so cute. At lunch some senior girls, who were fortunately my friends, told me to close my legs because they could see my panties. I guess I was too much of a tomboy for that cute dress. 🙂

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