For her and her lucky tag-a-long little sister, the entire event was magical.
Maya enjoyed the thrill of accomplishment when she realized her lifelong goal: to ride a school bus!
For Joe and I, who visited Wonderland only to fill out the paperwork required to enroll Maya in Kindergarten, it was a shocking moment of realization: our first born will soon attend school. Real school.
Luckily this whole new phase of parenting, the main stage event, doesn't start for many months. In the meantime, we have comically lovable preschool events to remind us how little Maya still is.