Back-To-School Thoughts/Feelings…

This has been a LONG summer filled with MANY activities!! I’ve done as much as I could afford to do with the kids. We’ve done a lot of four wheeler riding, swimming, visiting friends, going to/having cookouts, riding bikes, walks, zoo trips, Edventure trips, beach trips, museums, and lots of library activities and reading of books. We’ve watched a fair amount of movies and played new and old video games, board games, and we’ve even created new games. Today we had our Family Fun Day at our church’s camp ground with their nice pool. I asked the kids on the way home from our fun day, did they enjoy their summer, and they readily agreed that they did have a nice one. I have to admit I’ve enjoyed all of our adventures even though there’s been MANY times I’ve questioned my sanity at taking three kids (one of which being a baby) by myself to so many different places. However, we’ve lived to tell the tales.

Today my youngest son, who is starting school for the first time away from home told me with tears in his eyes that he’s going to miss me while he’s at school. I told him he’s going to have a good time and learn so much!!! Plus he’s going to make a lot of friends. He’s so excited about going to school. I know that excitement is going to die rather quickly when he realizes how much WORK he’s going to have to do. We’ll get through it.

So, my great journey is going to begin with Zeva tomorrow. I don’t know how I’m going to react knowing that I have uninterrupted time with her for HOURS on end. I’m going to enjoy it as long as God sees fit to allow it to happen.

I’m still waiting on a definite answer as to what his plan is for me and our family. If I’m suppose to go to work, it will happen. I’m putting forth the effort to make it happen. I’m just praying until something happens one way or another.

So, I hope that for those who are in the same boat as me dealing with a child going to school for the first time tomorrow…May you have a wonderful experience and be able to make it special in some form or fashion. 😉




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I'm Crystal. I'm married to Dale, and mother to Johnny.Some might say that my life is perfect because I get to do all the cliché wife things like cooking, cleaning, and decorating - but there's more! I also have many hobbies including needlework (crochet), sewing, and reading. My son's education is important, so we homeschool him together.

3 comments on “Back-To-School Thoughts/Feelings…”

  1. Wow, I feel like the summer flew right by! I’m not sure if I’m ready for my Matthew to go back to school. His little brother will miss him terribly! But it will be nice to get a little one on one time with Lucas. Enjoy some quiet moments this autumn!


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