I am not sure when it will be that I will stop counting my life in school years, but it certainly won't be this year. Today was the kids first day back at school. Getting ready for school to start is just as exciting for us as it is for them! In fact, I definately had trouble sleeping last night (and after conferring with my coworkers this morning, I was not alone!).
The first day has gone off so far without a hitch. I have had my fair share of school pictures taken with students coming back. I will probably be one of those parents too...taking pictures of my kid with absolutely everyone. It is very sweet when the kids see you after a long break and give you super great welcome back hugs!! Although one kid did say to me "Wow Ms. Mandy, you look way prettier this year!"...I think that was a compliment...right? (I did get my hair cut which I need to share on here, it is much shorter.)
Anyhow...happy sharpened pencils, crisp notebooks, new clothes, shoes, haircuts and backpacks back to school first day!