The kids are 2 weeks into their new school year. Hannah is in 6th grade, Rachel is in 4th, Nathan is in 3rd, and Aaron started 1/2 day Kindergarten. That means that I have kids in 3 different schools, with different bus times and start times, but most importantly, I have 3 hours to myself every single day:)
Don't know why Aaron looks so grumpy...a minute later he looked like this:
Rachel just kept posing...and posing...and posing...
This is Aaron on the bus on his first day...I got to ride the bus with him, had a parent meeting while he met his teacher and explored the classroom, and then we rode home on the bus together. I thought it was a cute way to introduce kids to school.
And then he came home and did this:
After a busy but unstructured summer, it is nice to be back on a routine...but I forgot just how busy the school year can be. We are all awake by at least 6:30 for prayer and scriptures, so that Hannah can catch the bus at 6:55. The younger kids get ready for school and usually have an hour or so to play before their bus. Then I have free time, but I also volunteered to help the PTA with Box Tops and Promotions, so that will use up some of that time. The boys are in soccer, which can take 2-3 days a week, plus Hannah and Nathan are doing piano (which they both hate) and Rachel has gymnastics. On top of that, Christian is traveling a lot starting this week, and we have Aaron's birthday this week plus school open houses coming up.