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August 12, 2013


Tonya Swink

It's the worst, I tell you. My oldest will be leaving for college next week (OMG), I will have one sophomore, two freshmen, one 7th grader and a 1st grader. Breathe in, breathe out. Repeat 90 times.


I can't believe Raphael is in 7th grade. He'll always be about 7 in my mind. I think the youngest ones starting school is the toughest. Makes me weepy just thinking about it, and I'm glad I don't have to go through it again.


Wow, just wow. Mine start school next week. Both of them would have responded the same way as Sophia, years ago (and I guess now, too, if I still followed them to their desks on the 1st day, haha. Picture that, they're in 11th & 8th grades now.)

I thought of you today when I was watching Good Morning America & saw a story about flash flooding in CO, but assume you're not in danger if you're posting & sending the kids off to school. =)

Rachel in ND


*petpetpet* There, there. I'm sorry that my main reaction to this post was, "Oooh, Max got new frames! Nice!!" Because ALSO I was feeling very sorry for you. Yes.


My mother still talks about how when she took me to school the first day, I walked around came back and told her "you can go now". I was the one child who LOVED school. The others, who were upset the first day, were a trial for the remaining 12 years. So hopefully Sophia will also love school.


*pat pat pat brave rabbits* And speaking of rabbits, Who is trying to Bunny Ears Tre??? And speakign of brave, Lookit your brave crew, grinning as they go! I empathize. MY OWN MAISY is in MIDDLE SCHOOL. I am beyond horrified. Let's get a bunch of Cheetos and do Hot Cheeto Yoga, which is totally a thing.


You did good mom....breath deep!


I sent MY baby off to 7th grade yesterday. He did great. I did less so. And my FIRST baby? Started her junior year of high school. This is so unfair. Because now, I also have catch my breath at how fast time goes because YOUR baby is starting preschool. And I'm just some stalkerish blog reader! How must you feel if that photo made MY eyes tear up!?! It's all too much, the fastness of the time. SLOW DOWN, darnit.


best thing about being the only one being homeschooled? you have mom's undivided attention. worst thing? you have mom's undivided attention...

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