Monday, August 27, 2012

First Day of School, 2012

Today is the first day of school for the kids in our district.  My kids were definitely ready to head back and even though I miss them a bit today, it was time for another year to start.

The obligatory first day of school pictures!

Josh is in 9th grade this year, which means (gulp), high school.  He's playing JV soccer for the high school and aiming for great grades so he can attend Penn State and room with his buddies.  Stay tuned.  :)

This is the first year the girls have been in school together since preschool - and they are so excited!  They're riding the same bus and hope to meet in the hallways.  Kate is in 5th grade and is playing soccer this fall for one of the girl's teams.  She absolutely loves everything about school!

Emma is in 3rd grade this year and we're so happy that she has the same teacher that Kate did at her age.  I think we lucked out, for sure!  Emma loves school, too, and can't wait to see her friends at recess.  She's hoping to do gymnastics this fall, but for now she'll probably race home to play with her Barbie's!

I'm looking forward to a cleaner house, less fighting, and watching my kiddos grow and learn. 


  1. Great pics of great lookin' kids. They look excited. Hope they had a fabulous first day! :)

  2. I recall the excitement of the first day of the school year both as student (I loved having new pencils and books ) and as a parent (yay ! Time to myself !)

    Welcome back to normal life Kirsten!

  3. Less fighting is always a bonus. Wow they are growing up aren't they.