|Today after church: Even Puccini smiled for my camera!|
Well, we survived the first week of school. And now we will do it all again tomorrow morning, only earlier because of early morning seminary. The Maestro has graciously offered to take her most of this week as I get my own self back in the groove of working again. Also, I need to finish my syllabus and make a bunch of copies tomorrow before I start on Tuesday. I am such a procrastinator!
And because I am such a procrastinator (plus I've had a crazy first week of school, even without working yet!), I haven't put up first day photos. Which is awful, because they are my favorite thing ever. I LOVE seeing first day of school photos of ANY kid, but especially my own. There is just this wonderful, palpable spirit of new beginnings and excitement that I really enjoy seeing.
So, here is my newly minted third grader with her adorable new haircut. Look closely, and you can see that cheetah print is still in her outfit (the girl on her shirt is wearing it). I love my Cheetah Girl!
And my middle schooler. She has really loved the new experiences this week, and I'm glad. I know the transition to middle school can be a hard one, but she is doing really well with it.
Finally, my high schooler. I'm still way too young to have one, you know. But somehow this happened anyway. She is doing cross country and loving it, and is enjoying high school in general. Also, she wasn't having the backpack shot this year (I guess she is officially too old for it), so instead we have a puppy shot.
She just got contact lenses, and I'm still getting used to seeing her without glasses. (Remember when she first got glasses??) I do find it a little funny that she wore a shirt with glasses on it, instead. They are hard to let go of, I guess!
Let's hope the second week goes just as well as the first, and that I don't die of exhaustion!
PS Aren't the pictures so much more awesome this year because of my fabulous front door makeover? I thought so, too.