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11 Emotional Highs And Lows You'll Experience During Your Kid's First School Year

It's a roller coaster ride, but a beautiful one at that. Make the journey that much brighter with fashionable, affordable clothes from Kmart.

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2. A little bit of sadness that your child might not miss you as much as you're missing them.

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OK, that's actually a good thing -- you want them to be happy at school! -- but it stings a little.

4. Worrying that you don’t have the absolute best teacher for your child.

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It's normal to want what's best for them! And it's hard to relinquish control.

6. Worrying about your child in social circles — will he be too shy? Will she make friends right away?

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It's a sort of helpless feeling, but take comfort in the fact that your child is learning invaluable skills that will last them a lifetime.

9. Then realizing that you can use that time to do stuff you haven't had time for in years!

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How many books have you been telling yourself you'd finish eventually? Now's the time!

11. And, when summer comes, the knowledge that you get them all to yourself again.

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And that, when fall returns, you'll be ready to do it all again.

It's going to be a beautiful year. Make it even better with fashionable, affordable clothes from Kmart.

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