The year, I swear it just started. And yet here we are, AT THE END. Room parties, class plays, birthday celebrations, spelling tests, field trips, first time every Cincinnati trips, school basketball teams, math club...........over.
I am happy to have my chicks back home for the summer. Well, all except the "I'm now responsible for feeding them lunch too" part- because dang these kids are hungry like all the time and that makes for a bunch of running back and forth to the grocery and the dishwasher. But other than that- happy happy happy. Happier after the show is over and I can actually BE here with them- but I digress.
I thought Sam starting Kindergarten was really hard.
There go those tears again.
Emily could not wait to begin 2nd grade. I'm not sure what she was expecting that was so grand- but her excitement was unstoppable.
And it still is here at the end of the year.
And that leaves Allyson. Because of school district changes I had to send her off to Middle School in the Fall, regardless that she was JUST a 6th grader.
Oh my children- I hope that we can slow down and breath in this time together this summer for the treasure it really is. And that just for a few short weeks, I can enjoy getting to have you all home together with me.
If only there were a way to go back, for just a moment, and have Sam in a crib and Emily babbling nonsense and Allyson playing in the sprinkler while chasing imagionary fairies. So fast, the time just marched right by as in a hurry to move on.............