Wednesday, August 20, 2008

school starts!

i can't believe that i have a kindergartener! wow! it is official- kaleb is in big school! he started last monday and hasn't stopped since. i woke him up at 6:30 the first three days of school and since then he's been up on his own (including saturday and sunday - which we'll have to work on). last monday morning he hopped on the bus just as big as he could be. i am SO proud of him and continue to be. noah and i walk kaleb to the bus stop every morning, which is only one house over and then sit under our willow tree waiting for the bus to drop him back off after school. kaleb seems to be loving it. he doesn't say a whole lot but every now and then he shares a little sneak peak of his day.
noah started his 3's preschool class last monday too. he is doing great. he's already earned three trips to the treasure box! it's been a little strange and much more quiet as i've only been driving noah to preschool. it gives us some special one on one time that noah and i have never gotten. i think it works out well and noah probably could use some focused attention these days.
my new class of pre-k kids is going good too. i have 8 girls and 2 boys. that's alot of bows and dresses in my room! something different, but good!
i am totally busy with all our schools and being mom. i don't think i've ever been as tired as i am these past two weeks (worse than pregnancy and that was tough). it's been a physical and emotional drain. i have missed michael alot this past week. i know he would be SO proud of kaleb. school was always a big deal to michael, i think he even changed his middle name to it after two masters degrees and the dream of more. i remind kaleb and noah how proud daddy is, even from heaven.
i am so thankful school is going so great for all of us! God is amazing in his mercy and grace! i trust in Him to take care of it all! He has so far and i don't doubt He'll ever stop!


Melissa Ward said...

Emilie started Kindergarten this year also. I can't believe that she's old enough either. I know how you feel! I'm glad to see that you got to enjoy some small trips this summer. We think about you and the boys often. We will continue to pray for ya'll.

Melissa, Cris, Emilie & Leah

Shane and Erin said...

Wow, Jen! You continue to amaze me at how strong you are, and how good God is! I know you are so proud of your boys. And I am sure Michael is too. I continue to think about and pray for you and the boys!

Emma starts kindergarten on Friday. I can't believe our babies are growing up!

Scott J. Pearson said...

Yea!!! My wife is worn out with her class returning, too. Michael would be proud of Kaleb - and I'm sure, you, too.

K Hill said...

Kindergarten! Wow! Congratulations to Kaleb and you for surviving the first week. I know he's going to love it!

Jeffrey said...

Hey Jen. Jeffrey and I think about you and the boys often. I am glad you are doing well. Who is Kaleb's teacher? Sounds like your year is off to a great start. take care.....

Jeffrey and Amy