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First Grade and a Farewell to Summer

September 8, 2013

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This week, my sweet babies  big kids donned their backpacks and went back to school.

I had a huge lump in my throat as I watched my oldest run to catch up with a group of kids and enter the building. I’m hoping for a wonderful year. Our move last April was hard on everyone…but we’ve had a wonderful summer and I think that we are ready to dig in and make the NE our home.

BTW? The summer was AWESOME.

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We went to the races, we went to the lake, we went to the beach. There were trips to theme parks and picnics with fireworks. Morgan paddled a canoe and made sand castles.

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We made new friends and reconnected with family. 

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Jeremy and I went white water rafting, and spent a weekend at his college reunion. 

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Boat rides, roller coasters, sandcastles, campfires, canoes, park dates, splash pads, museums, art classes. 

One Awesome Summer. 

And now, the start of a new school year!

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  1. October 2, 2013 10:01 pm

    Children do tend to grow up, don’t they? You certainly had a grand summer together as a family before this major stepping stone. Solid momming! ^5

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