The First Day

Today is the first day of the rest of my life.

Ha! I just wanted to write that. It is the first day of school, and I am about to pick up a bunch of girls. I can’t wait to hear about their day. It’s been a weird day for me. Everyone was fine when I dropped them off. They just hugged me and said goodbye…even the Kindergartener. I’m so glad. I remember lots of first days growing up, and they weren’t always fun. I was thinking I might get to put my feet up and chill today. It hasn’t happened yet! 🙂 Firsts can be fun, frightening and fabulous! Maybe giving thanks for blessings in your life is a first in faith for you? What a great beginning of an exciting journey. I have much to be thankful for today.

615. A husband’s reflection

616. quiet house

617. work plans

618. Love

619. confused pets (maybe lonely for girls)

620. healthy, smart children who scrub up pretty nice

621. Dreams and reality

622. rodeo overload…we did two this weekend and I’m pooped. I hope the kids held up at school. I’ll keep you posted.

623. the smell of new pencils

624. breathing in and breathing out

625. new lunch boxes

626. First year with everyone in school

627. Good company in the pick-up line!

628. God’s love and forgiveness

629. Lunch date!

Join me in giving thanks!


10 thoughts on “The First Day

  1. Oh, I LOVE those first day of school pictures 🙂 What a precious clan! I sent my fourth out of five to kindergarten last week and I felt a bit lost… but love knowing God’s growing our kids- all of them- growing them up and growing them into who He’s made them to be. But sometimes I do wish we could freeze time a bit and slow this whole journey down! I stopped by from Ann’s today. Blessed to have found you.

  2. MEMORIES: Second time around for me. I have a grand child, he goes to day care because both parents are in the Navy. I can remember back to when my three boys were heading out the door to first day of school, some 20 years ago. . . bitter sweet memories. I’m thankful for being able to remember those times and I am so glad I took lots of photos!

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