Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Back to School

The kids couldn't wait for school to start (I wonder how many more years that will happen??) Carson is attending a brand new Elementary school this year just a few blocks from our house. It is so modern and gorgeous and a nice upgrade from the older school he has been at for the last couple years. We had a great time touring the building last week and his teacher seems fantastic (major sigh of relief here...I get kinda paranoid about that). Hooray for a new school and hooray for a great teacher.

We have plenty of time in the AM now because school doesn't start until 9:30am. I am thinking of coming up with some productive morning activities like chores or even saving homework for the morning. It is just such a late starting time which means he isn't home until 4:15 and then its soccer practice, dinner, bed. So this schedule will take some adjusting. But, I don't mind the extra sleep we can get if we need it!

I tortured Carson with pictures this morning. And then he strongly suggested I just drop him off at the school entrance...but like a super-involved mom, we parked and I dragged in Addy and Ry with me to make sure he got to the right spot (along with half the other parents). But it was funny to think he was *almost* embarrassed to have me take him into school. Oh, my baby is growing up.

And Addy started Preschool today too (her 2nd year). 3 days a week for 2 and a half hours. I love her preschool and teacher...I just love how FUN preschool is. No hard core curriculum, just fun, art, singing, and play. And not to mention a few hour break for me with only 1 kid...sheesh, one kid = so easy!

Yay for 2nd grade and preschool! I miss summer already, but I love back to school....time to get back on a schedule and get some things done!


Bringhurst Family 5:32 AM  

9:30? I'm shocked. We've always had a 7:30 start. Totally crazy to go that early in my opinion.

Tyler 1:23 PM  

The both are looking so old! Why are they growing up so quick! I miss you all and I look forward to thanksgiving! Hope everything is going well!

Darin and Melinda 3:03 AM  

YEAH for 9:30am!! I would like Kai to go to school at that time...maybe we will have to move to Puyallup just to make it happen. The kids look so cute. Happy Back to School!

Jeremy and Karen 7:07 AM  

I am totally with you on this... I like a late start but hate the late release--let me know if you get any good ideas for dinners on days when you have school, soccer, scouts and mutual!!! i am dying here :o)

and i love carson's backpack; bennett has the same one. go costco!!! it's hard to see our boys grow up... but at least they are growing up well :o)

love you Roch!!!

Dan and Anne 2:42 PM  

Never grow up Carson!!!! Can't he stay the same forever, I mean, where he still thinks his parents are cool. (as cool as parents get that is) I dread the day when I am not one of Beckett's friends. Look how big all of your kids are... LOVE IT!

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