Another Summer Day…Has Come and Gone Away…
Crayons that aren’t broken.
Markers that fit neatly in the box with caps still on.
Whats not to love about the first day of school?
I tried to psyche myself up. I really did.
But that knot in the pit of my stomach started to ache at parent orientation last night. The noose began to tighten as I sat listening to the principal recite bus rider protocol and the PTA president giving a financial report.
Inwardly I cringed every time I heard it.
The “S” word.
Schedule. Im not a fan! Im more of a two-cups-of-tea-in-my-pajamas-each-morning kinda mom. I love flexible bedtimes, late nights, slow starts and mealtimes that work around trips to the pool.
Homework, alarm clocks and the carpool line are not my favorite things.
And at least one of my kids is wired exactly like me in this respect!
|Britain 2nd Grade|
|Abigail 3rd Grade|
|Tristan 3rd Grade|
What’s your favorite subject?
…clearly, they did not receive THAT gene from their mother!
What do you look forward to most after school?
T:” Coming home to my turtle, my gecko and the baby”
A: “Holding Gigi”
B: “Seeing the baby and my cat”
…What did we DO before we had Gigi?
What are you going to spend PAW points on this month? (school incentive)
T: “Basketball in the gym”
A and B (in unison): “DANCE PARTY!”
What do you think the hardest thing about school will be this year?
T: “Not seeing you Mom, and Gigi all day” (…sniff, sniff…me too Buddy!!)
A: “Being quiet when i have to” (not surprising coming from my little Social Butterfly)
B: “That Cheyenne isnt in my class again this year”
Here’s to a great school year ahead.
179 days left…counting down till summer break!!
My thoughts exactly. Sending kamryn to school everyday just kills me.. I miss her so much. We are counting the days til fall break. Sniff sniff.
Aw! Love that their responses include their baby sister :o)
Time surely flies by! Our three are grown, live outside of Georgia and so as empty nesters, our heart’s desire is that one day, we all will at least live in the same state.
Blessings & Aloha!
Stopping by from Sweet Laurie’s blog
Aww! Hugs, friend! Can’t wait to come keep you company! 😉
What wonderful traditions! I love your back to school chat! The back to school pictures came out so well.