The kids have been SO excited, and so have I! Today is the first day of school!
Gillian is starting third grade and Ryan is starting kindergarten, which goes all day.
Here they are with their backpacks:
They picked out their own clothes and got themselves all ready. I'm so proud!
Here's Ryan, settling down to business immediately in class:
And Gillian, heading in to get to work in her class:
(Note the cool shoes -- they're from Aunt Louise, and Gillian has all kinds of outfits planned around them.)
We rode our bike in, which was nice because the traffic was a zoo, as usual. It wont' be quite so pleasant this afternoon since it's in the mid 90s, but I'll bring some water and we'll be fine.
I helped out in the lunchroom this morning which was really fun. The kids are all SO well behaved! It was fun to be able to check on the kids halfway through the day, too.
I can't believe we've already started back to school but it's going to be nice to be back in a routine.
I hope you're all having as great a day as I am!