As Gabrielle and Ethan, our oldest two kids, have been getting new clothes, school supplies, and assorted other accountrements of going back to school, our youngest Aidan has really wanted to hop on the bandwagon.
He’s taken to dressing up in his sister’s runners, “Bob-a-Do-Do Ackpack” (Bob the Builder backpack) and saying he’s ready to go to school. He’s also telling people that he’s variously going into grade 4, 1, 2, etc. etc.
Anyways, Teresa and I have kind of humored him. Here’s a shot Teresa took of him – in Ethan’s class on the first day of school:
Aidan is two years old by the way, Ethan is entering grade 1, and Gabrielle is going into grade 4.