Friday, November 27, 2015

First Day of School

We were excited to start our second year at Aspen Creek this year.  Zane started 3rd grade, and Emmy 1st. We all love summer so much so we had mixed feelings about starting school again. Especially Emmy, who just loves being home.  She was anxious about being at school all day this year, for the first time ever. She was worried about how much she'd miss us.  But she was excited to see her friends again and to meet her new teacher, Mrs. Cannon.  It has turned out to be better than I expected. Although, in the mornings, we do have ups and downs.  If she could choose, she'd stay home everyday probably, but once she gets to school, she really likes it. She adores her teacher and friends, and is doing so well academically and socially.  I'm so proud of my sweet girl working so hard and being such a good student and big kid.
Zane has enjoyed school too. He got an awesome teacher, Mrs. Desbien, who he also likes. And loves his math teacher, Mr. Geraghty too.  He has learned so much and is staying challenged and engaged the best he can. The guy is so stinkin smart - he learns so quickly.  It's fun to watch!  He has been struggling with recess still - putting up with other kids' behavior during big sports games - is an ongoing battle. 

Walking his big brother and sister to the bus

 Waiting to go in - she was ok the first day, but the second morning, she got pretty teary eyed in line, which of course made me a crying wreck.  It's never a good feeling to drop your kid off wishing she could stay with you. Zane never really felt sad going, so it was one of the first times...
 Zane starting kindergarten vs. Zane starting 3rd grade...
 Meanwhile, while the big kids were at school, Smith and I got to keep enjoying the hot weather we were having.  We spent a few days at the pool. I felt guilty for about 5 minutes and then got over it. Having one on one time with this little man has been some of the best times ever.

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