School starts in less than a week. My oldest daughter starts first grade, which means she will be gone all day. This makes me want to both cry and cheer. I'm tired of the fighting all summer and will enjoy some time with the boys. But, my daughter is growing up so fast, it makes me sad.
Feeling nostalgic, I put together a page for her fifth birthday last year. It HAD to include her favorite color (pink), and I think the bright colors and patterns capture her playful spirit. Here it is:
I've still got a lot to do to get ready for school. Are you ready yet?