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I drove to the grade school near our house on my lunch hour today and completed the kindergarten registration process for Macy.  We made our decision and while we're still a little unsure about how it's all going to work out, we are comfortable with our decision.  I returned to the place I had been a few days earlier, picked up the clipboard, filled out the papers and turned them in to the office assistant.  She glanced through the papers, checked the immunization information, made a few marks on the bottom of the main page and that was it.  She looked up and said "OK. You're all set." 

She gave me her business card and told me to call her once we knew what we were going to do about childcare and she would add it to the form (yeah, right...like we have a CLUE what we're going to do, yikes!).  I thanked her and walked out. 

Well...that was anti-climatic.  It all took about 10 minutes and I got back into my car and drove back to work.  I called Mike on the way and told him Macy's registered and all set to go-now we just get to figure out what in the world we're going to do about getting her a good care situation for the rest of her day.  But my brain was hurting with all of that and the ever-present mommy guilt was creeping its way from the back to the front of my mind so I decided to back off and stop thinking about it for a day or two.  We would figure it out...we WILL figure it all out and it WILL be OK...we're the grown ups here and we get to find not just "a solution" but a good solution, for her.

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