Tuesday, August 19, 2008

First Day of School

My boys are off on their new adventure today. Just look how happy they are.
Our morning conversation:
Me: This will be the best year ever.
Gabe and Zane: How do you know?
Me: I don't but if you think that maybe it will be.
So I hope I'm not wrong. I'm always a little sad but they are on their way to learn new things, meet new friends and make new memories that they will remember always.

As for Jack, this is his first experience with school. He has jealously told the two older boys goodbye every year and watched as they went off to school wishing it was him. Now it is!

As we left the house, he had his lunch box and his Skittles machine quarter, he was excited.

We paused at the door of his classroom to take this picture. When we opened the door, the children were all putting puzzles together on the carpet. Jack grabbed my shorts and held on for dear life. There was a monkey on the floor and Ms. Brandi told him there were other animals to find in the room so off he went. I backed out the door.
As I peeked through the window, my baby boy was deep in conversation about the tree frogs on his shirt. Then, as I listened closely to the conversation, I heard him say, " I pick them up and they pee on me." What a great way to start off a new school year. There were no tears. (From me or Jack). So maybe this won't be so bad. My baby boy is all grown up. Good luck, little Jack. I'm praying for you as you take your first steps into your new adventure.

7 comments:

chelle said...

That's so sweet...It's hard letting them go no matter what the age...

One more to go girl...

Hope they all have a great school year

Sarah@Life in the Parsonage said...

Yay for no tears! That always makes it so much easier :)

Praying it's the best year yet!

Windy said...

Jack is sooo cute! I hope they all have a great first day and a great year. Enjoy that baby girl while you still can:)

Southerner said...

I know one little girl that is going to be sooo spoiled this time next year! I have never really had the sad days of seeing them go since my 1st was 8th grade and 2nd 9th grade when they went to school. I bet that has to rip you to pieces watching them go.

The Bayou Belles and Their Beau said...

Awwww ... so cute and sweet.

Anonymous said...

OUR grandsons are the greatest looking guys!! Know they'll have a great year in school.

Amie said...

Me: I don't but if you think that maybe it will be.

LOL!!! That was cute.