School is about to begin in less than a month. Let's just say that I'm a bit excited! For one, my baby is going to kindergarten! I though this day would never come. Second, I'm going to be able to work again full time. These two things make me very happy!
Kupper's 1st Day of 1st Grade! 2010
My baby boy, Houston (AKA Hootie) is a very active child that NEEDS to be with other kiddos. School is going to be a great thing for him. I just hope he's not too helpful in class with the other children. It will be fun to watch how this all plays out...
Me going back to full-ish time work is going to be good for me and my nerves! I was not born with the "I have to be with my off-spring every waking moment." So the last 3 years have been somewhat of a challenge for me. I love my kids from the depths of my soul, but 1 million question a day, my name called 2 million times, wiping butts, picking up 3 wardrobe changes daily, closing cabinets constantly, etc... is not my exact idea of a good time! But I did it to the best of MY ability, not anyone Else's.
This is the strange stuff you let your kids do when your a SAHM! Play with tiny chicken eggs! Shhh! They are sleepin'.
Another great thing about school and work is the schedule. We don't really do "ball" or anything, so we don't have too much on our plate. We have Church on Sundays and Wednesdays. And that's about it. Things just work a lot better around the Cox House when we all get up at a set time and we know what is expected out of us:) Summer time is too much like party time! The kids sucker me into staying up late and eating weird stuff, which is good to have some down time! But 3 months is enough :)
A little summer fun at the beach! 2011
So on August 4th, the Cox's are going to be ready! School supplies bought, new shoes, clothes, hair cuts, lunches packed and out the door we go. I pray that we have no calls from schools on the first day! "Mrs. Cox, your son, Houston, is trying to teach the class!"
Good luck Hootie and Kup! Hope it's a great year!