Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Looks like we made it!

You guys! I thought this would never happen. Zoe has decided that Greek school is not the devil!

We had a rough start with preschool. It looked like this.

Zoe was seriously traumatized.

I thought about pulling her out and trying again when I went back to work, but the whole point of bringing her all the way to Greek school is so she can actually learn Greek. And everyone knows that early exposure to a language is the best. So she stayed.

And she cried.

A lot.

But, she's turned a corner! She decided she "didn't want to cry at school" anymore. She decided she wanted to "be happy at school". She even decided that her teachers were "nice peoples".

For three weeks when I dropped her off I would say, "Can you say kalimera?"

Kalimera means good morning in Greek.

For three weeks I got this...

Then, last week I picked her up from school and she said she had fun. I asked her about her day and she said, "I do Greek."

We started talking about Halloween and her pink kitty cat costume. I asked her what she was going to say when she was a pink kitty cat. Expecting, "meow" or "trick or treat", but instead I got...

My little γάτα

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