First Day of First Grade

First Day of First Grade

Posted by Alicia Overby on 4th Sep 2017

What a great morning. Last year...great mornings on school days were NOT every day!

Choosing the outfit is the most difficult part for Lilly. But today, it's important to note her outfit. She seems to be getting a bit more eclectic and a little less particular. PRAISE THE LORD!

She chose a beautiful dress that my sis and her wife just gave her the night before. It's almost a linen material in greens with some embroidered flowers around the bottom with fraying. She wanted to put leggings under and a sweatshirt over (in yet another green!) and then....well RED CROCS of course!

All in all, she had an amazing day. When I dropped her off, we went to her room to drop off the rest of her school supplies, put away her lunch and backpack and get seated. She did great.....I cried.

She broke down when I picked her up and said she felt like she was waiting a really long time. In reality, we were actually early...but to her tiny fast beating heart...I'm sure it did feel like forever!

And now...we'll do it all over again each and every day. Oh Lord.

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Written by Alicia Overby - Founder & President of Baby Elephant Ears

Alicia is wife, mother, and creator of Baby Elephant Ears. Baby Elephant Ears was created out of parental concern, not financial desire. In 2005, when their second child was an infant, he cried all the time and just couldn't seem to get comfortable.

After seeking advice and suggestion from the medical community and alternative medicine, they eventually ended up in the chiropractors office where their baby was successfully treated for a subluxation, discomfort most likely the result of the strain during labor, which was now being exacerbated by the normal lack of infant neck strength. Only proper neck, head, and back alignment would offer him relief. When they couldn't find a product to give their baby the necessary support, Alicia took matters into her own hands and crafted her own infant support pillow. The first Baby Elephant Ears was born!

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