She was so excited to start Tot Stop today: Mickey Mouse Clubhouse backpack and lunch box, new dress from her Auntie and shiny red Crocs (I tried for the red Converse but she was not having it -- when did she get such strong opinions about fashion?) make the perfect start to a new school year. Now if only I could be as excited as she was . . . maybe I need a new backpack . . . Could you please hand me a tissue?