This Girl is Nails What First Day of School Feels Like


This is one of the best before/after photos we have ever seen.


Looking at the picture taken before she left in the morning, five-year-old Lucie from Glasgow, Scotland, was certainly ready for her first day of school. Her uniform was pressed, tie was straight, and her bow was perfectly positioned in her perfectly coifed hair.

And then she came home after a long day at school.

Her pulled together look from the morning couldn’t quite hold itself together after a hard day of learning, playing and seeing her friends.  “I think she was just excited to see her friends after the summer break,” her mom told reporters.  “Nothing specific happened.”

I don’t know about you, but I can totally relate to this.  Nothing big has to happen during my day either and I still feel a little disheveled when I walk through the door at the end of the day. This little girl is all of us—both parents and kids.

“Anyone can relate to it, either going to school or after a night out,” says her mom.  “It’s a before-or-after I think adults can relate to because of that, and parents can relate to it because their kids may come home in the same state.”

Did you take a before-and-after first day of school pic?  Or do you have one of yourself that shows how even the best of days can leave us feeling a bit overwhelmed?  We’d love to see it—share it with us in the comments or on our Facebook page.

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