Tuesday, August 17, 2010

First Day of Second Grade!

My Bray Guy

A Big Second Grader already!
(we took this picture the night before because 
the first day of school picture is a BIG deal to me ... 
and not so much for him. He humors me though.) 


At the end of our lane ... we waited this morning ...


and the bus came to take this boy ... into another school year!

Be brave, grow strong, crave knowledge,
lean on God ... 
(Yes me AND Brayden ... sniff, sob! Isn't this supposed to get EASIER??)


and if the boy who picked on him last year does it again ... 
I'm in momma bear mode and he better watch out.


9 comments:

Gretchen said...

Praying for you today.....and NO it NEVER gets easier...only harder!!

Heather said...

Love the pictures!!!!! They grow so fast don't they? I can't believe my niece is old enough to be in middle school now!!! When did this happen and how fast did I blink?

The Sanders Family said...

Great pictures of Brayden's first day! How did Easton do with Brayden gone today? Cooper was a bit lost, and actually admitted he missed Gabe 'a lot!' Awwww! And we have to go through this all again on Thursday! I'm planning on getting a picture of the boys on Thursday together in front of the sign. Good thought getting it the night before! It beats an even more hectic morning!

WilxFamily said...

Oh my goodness...and here I sit with tears in my eye..and he's not even mine. Seems like those steps he's taking are getting bigger...and farther away. (what an encouraging friend, I know...)

Well...as you raise him for the Lord, those steps will go farther from you, and closer to Him.

I love that you live in the middle of nowhere!

Tara Anderson said...

We start on Monday, and this year I'm sending TWO of my babies off...can you please pass the tissues?!?!

Learning Together at Home said...

Oh yeah! Go get 'em! (You too Mom! lol)

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TanyaLea said...

I love that you are highlighting your kids like this...given them their own special post. Way to go, mom!!!

You have such a gorgeous family, Valerie...those boys of yours are absolutely adorable...and I know from what you write, both INSIDE AND OUT!

Happy school year!! (wow...our kids don't start for a couple of weeks yet, so it sounds crazy to be saying that already!)

Hugs,
Tanya

Jenna said...

OH, I don't look forward to sending my kiddos away again this year (except when they are fighting.....then I kinda do look forward to it, I'll admit! :) )

Where do you live where you have such a long winding driveway! WOW- love it!!! :)

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