Monday is The First Day of School, and on that day there will be tears. Oh, yes. There might also be parents wanting to take photos of their child's first day. Not a problem, but it gave me an idea of what I could do that might help alleviate any separation anxiety.
For each child entering my classroom, I'm going to take his/her picture with their parent(s). I'm going to tell the child I will print off the picture and give it to them to keep at their desk, so that any time they wish they could see their family, it'll be right there to remind them of how much they're loved.