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Tuesday, September 7, 2010

First Day of School.

The obligatory, not to be missed, first day of school post.

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Miss M is off to 4th grade. Her last year of elementary school!
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Lucky us, the bus stop has moved right across the street from our house. M should never miss the bus again!
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T is off to 6th grade. While he was in middle school last year too, this year is the real deal. He's a full-fledged middle schooler now.
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And H, he's off to one more year of preschool.

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He would really like to ride a bus, but my mini-van wheels will have to do for just one more year.
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Four afternoons a week this year. He even gets a locker.
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This is the day, the moment, he's been waiting for. When you watch your sister and brother go to school at 7:04am and 7:49am respectively, 12 noon is a LONG wait.

But we made it. And while E naps this afternoon, my house is all to quiet, the to-do list I have been creating for weeks sits untouched because I sit here almost breathless with excitement to pick up H, see T and M get home from their buses and hear all the wonderful things.

Six months from now we'll be dragging and wondering if the school year will ever end, but these days, when everything is fresh and new, a blank slate and brand new excitement for a new year, these days, are truly the best days.

3 Comments:

OpenID fritzfacts said...

Yay for first days! Boo was so excited this year, and Hunter...well he is 13 that is really all that needs to be said! lol

Hope all three of them have great days, and that you get some things on your To-Do list done!

September 7, 2010 at 2:12 PM  
Blogger Anti-Supermom said...

Wyatt started preschool yesterday - I'm still in shock.

I'm with you, it's so exciting to pick them up, hear about their days, see their excitement.

I'm so mushy ;)

September 8, 2010 at 11:05 AM  
Blogger Anna said...

Aw! H looks so excited! and So grown up!
I definitely was always a fan of fall just for the fact of a routine and that fresh start!

September 8, 2010 at 11:22 PM  

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