Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Happy New (School) Year

The children now have two days of school down. Peanut had her first day today. She came running down the lane all smiles and full of chatter, so far so good :o). I am just at the beginning stages of crossing things off my giant to do list. I'm pretty sure I will have enough to keep my busy until June and then some!

 I'm thankful that we have the freedom in our country to choose how and where our children are educated. I am thankful that our five youngest children can attend a Christian school a mere five minutes down the road,  where the classes are small and the teachers and staff truly care about our children. I am also thankful for the Catholic high school that our two oldest attend. Although their religion classes are different than that of a Christian high school, they are learning lots and it enables lots of discussion for our family. It is a good school. Not too big and not too small. I am pleased with how much the teachers and staff care about the teenagers they work with there.

I looking forward to some fresh starts and new habits. I think it's going to be a very good year for the kids and me!

Are you looking forward to getting some new and different tasks completed this year?


  1. Oh Deborah, it's good to "see" you back! And the kids look fabulous.

    Thanks for the reminder of all we have to be thankful for :D


  2. Glad to see you back! So all the kids are in school?? What will you do with your time?

  3. Wow, how they are all growing!!

    We are getting have two days of school done too! Our oldest two daughters are getting on a school bus each day, new for us!! I'm still homeschooling 3 others. Big changes, but so far all is going well. I'll be sharing about it on my blog soon. :)
    Happy back to school!!

  4. Everyone looks a little taller, a little older, and ready to learn new things.

  5. It's so wonderful to see how the children are growing.
    I hope you enjoy this school year and I look forward to hearing all about the adventures you all will have.

  6. Yeah Happy First Day of School Everyone!! I attended Catholic Highschool I went to St. Paul Highschool in Niagara Falls Ontario I learned a lot about Faith during that time, there were some wonderful Priests there. It was a great school, I did have to wear a kilt everyday hehe~Hope everyone has a spectacular year!! Love Heather

  7. So glad you guys found a good educational fit for your family. Sounds like it will be a good fit for ALL of you - enjoy your quiet time!

  8. Your kids are really growing up! They are gorgeous! All seven!
    Take care, dear Deborah. Don't overwork. Smell the sweet fall air and put your feet up.

  9. What a beautiful family you have! The three little ones look so happy and settled.

    Fresh starts/new habits: I'm going to work with a trainer at my gym once a month and really get serious about lifting weights and building my core muscles.

    Happy back to school!



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