GMYBS: End of Summer



So today was the last day of Butterfly’s first 5 years of eternal summer.  Mine too I think.  Because now, things will follow a very set schedule.  And will follow a very set schedule until the boys move out of the house.  Looking back at it, I really didn’t know what a good thing I had!

We went and toured her classroom today.  We met the music teacher (on the way to the cafeteria) and the gym teacher (on the way to the cafeteria) and the nurse (on the way to the cafeteria) and the librarians…on the way to the cafeteria.  Which we never did find.  I sure hope they tell her where to go to eat lunch!

Mrs. Madeline is kind.  All the other teachers we met said that very word.  I’m so glad to hear it.  Because Butterfly, for all her boisterous-ness, she is a very gentle soul, sweet, and is easily upset.  I was hoping that she would have a teacher that was kind.  Butterfly drew a picture for her teacher and wrote on it “I love teacher” and gave it to her today.  Mrs. Madeline was thrilled and put it right up next to her desk.  The best reaction I could have hoped for.

Even with all this positive school vibes we’re getting here, I’m going to miss our vacation together.  Lazy days of staying in our pajamas in the fall and winter, going wherever we want, whenever we want.  Taking an hour talking over breakfast because we can.  So here’s a picture to remember summer by.

Looking forward to the next stage in our life!


PS- Happily linked to Lolli—be sure to check out today’s blog for more pictures of my kids.

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PPS- Also happily entered into PBD’s End of Summer Photo Contest.

11 Comments (+add yours!)

  1. Valinda
    Aug 27, 2010 @ 23:59:54

    I’ll give you a call from my totally silent house on Monday to help cheer you up. Sending a kid to all day school is a big change for sure!


    • Safire
      Aug 28, 2010 @ 22:21:44

      Sure sure Valinda. Rub it in. My house will still be in chaos.


  2. kim @ mommyknows
    Aug 28, 2010 @ 00:16:47

    Georgia starts school next Wednesday. I can’t believe they’re old enough for school already.

    Good luck, Butterfly. We’ll be think of you :)


    • Safire
      Aug 28, 2010 @ 22:21:09

      Wow, time is sure flying! Good luck to Georgia, I’m sure she’ll have a wonderful time!


  3. Carrie Keiser
    Aug 29, 2010 @ 01:46:05

    Big steps for the young and the old~ Good luck with the next stage!


  4. Amy
    Aug 30, 2010 @ 17:28:24

    absolutely love this picture. nice job.


    • Safire
      Sep 02, 2010 @ 18:21:55



  5. Jennifer
    Sep 03, 2010 @ 14:06:28

    My babies went to school this year too :(

    I love the swing pic! Neat perspective! I hope your darling is doing well in school and adjusting well. (But you are enjoying a bit of free time, huh? even if you still have one or two at home? I HOPE!)


  6. Lolli
    Sep 05, 2010 @ 22:00:11

    I love the swing picture. Yes, once the first child starts school, everything changes. Forever. But if you’re like me, you’ll never want to go back! ;)


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