Today was our first day of school! Garrison started Pre-K and Austin started another year in the 1 year old class. And this time my baby boy is the oldest instead of the youngest! He even went to the potty twice. Yay! They both did GREAT. I was very proud. We had some drama this morning getting ready for school... waking up early is hard to do. Then we had a little drama after school... having your kids at work with you is hard to do. But, they had a GREAT school day and I am so, so grateful. To celebrate we went and picked up a small ice cream cake to enjoy tonight after supper. =)
They have both grown so much since the first day of school last year. They were total pros today. Mama has grown too... not just because of baby Selph, but as a teacher. Last year I didn't have a single student cry. Today almost half of our class cried. It was a stressful start to the day but I never panicked and never got flustered. Praise the Lord! We made the most of our day even though separation anxiety ran rampant through our room. =)
I also had way more energy than I expected. Last year the first day TOTALLY wiped me out. This year, despite my pregnancy exhaustion, I was up for the challenge. God supplied me with every bit of what I needed to get through the school day with energy to spare. I am definitely tired and will most certainly be going to bed early, but I am praising Him for His faithfulness. We survived the first day!!