September 3, 2013

First Day Of School 2013

Today was our very first day of cyber/homeschool, and it was great! I so enjoyed spending time with my kids in this new way...teacher and student. : ) Here are a few pictures of our first day. : )

Welcome message all ready to go!

Breakfast today was French Toast...

with fresh fruit.
I told them not to get too excited. It's back to Pop Tarts tomorrow. : )
Just keeping it real here, folks!

Madison's first day goodies...A Walking Dead shirt, some Bath and Body supplies, a pumpkin candle for her desk, and some pumpkin hand sanitizer.

Peyton's was almost the same...a Walking Dead shirt, a candle, hand sanitizer, and a handmade Walking Dead charm bracelet that she LOVED!

Rhett got a Walking Dead shirt too, as well as a candle, hand sanitizer, and a 49ers desk organizer.

Flynn loved her little magnetic dolls!

First day of school 2013...
and you may notice that they are all wearing their new shirts! As soon as they saw them, they put them on! Score one for Mom. : )

Working away...

even my little Preschooler was hard at work...

with her school hair ribbons on, of course!

And some yummy Back to School cupcakes to finish off the day!

All in all I would say it was a successful day. Thanks so much for all the kind words and support. Blessings for a wonderful new school year to you all!


  1. Love that they all wore their shirts!!! good job mom! Looks like a successful first day, if only the days could always run as smooth as the first day right? ;)

  2. Love that bow in her hair. You spoil those kids and rightly so. Looks like you guys are off to a great start. Zach is a fan of that show. So far he only has a minecraft t shirt.

  3. Looks like a great first day of homeschool! Love that little Flynn!!! I wish I could see her t-shirt!


  4. Awesome! You are really a good mom-your kids are really lucky. Blessings

  5. Its like they have a uniform!

    You're the best mom/teacher with all those goodies!!

  6. I saw other "blog" moms giving their children gifts as well for the first day of school. That is so sweet! I've never seen Walking Dead before. It must be good for almost all your kids to like it so much.

    Love the idea of the candles and cupcakes!

    Looks like you have a leftie too! Three of John Paul's siblings are left handed and I'm wondering if any of our kids will be as well. Thanks for the inside look at the first day of school!

  7. Yay for the first day of school! It looks like a splendid day and what a great breakfast to start with :) Thanks for sharing with us. Hugs to you!

  8. I was thinking of you and wondering how it went. Remember, one day at a time. And there will be ups and downs. Just go with the are in command! You are all going to do just great.

  9. Yay for a great first day of school!! I thought of you today.
    I love that they all wore their new shirts!

  10. Stopping by from Casa Williams! Such a cute blog and post. Many blessings for a great school year!

  11. I'm so glad it went well today. You are so fun getting them gifts to start them off. That was a great idea. I hope this continues to be a great experience for all of you. Happy Learning!

  12. I love that you made the first day of school so special! The cupcakes are my favorite! If we homeschool, I'm stealing some of your ideas. : )

  13. Happy first day of school to all of your littles! You worked hard mama to make is so special. Little gifts? Love that idea, super sweet! That French toast looks amazing and I bet it tasted even better. (love the getting real with pop tarts tomorrow... got a chuckle) :) Happy first day of your new adventure together. I can't wait to see all of the wonderful things unfolding for you this school year. Blessings to you, tara

  14. I was thinking of you all and your very first day. I was giddy to see your post and smiled the whole way through. You did it, mom, you made a great first day!! Way to go!!

  15. Oh hooray! What an awesome first day for all of you! Love the back to school breakfast and little treats for everyone. Happy learning! :)

  16. yeah for first days!! and yeah for being able to go to school in your jammies if you feel like girls would love that!:)
    can't wait to see more!
    have a happy day billie jo

  17. So glad you had a great first day! Hope you are doing well,sweet friend!

  18. Love the Walking Dean shirts!!! Sean and I love the show. Where did you get that adorable hair bow? I WANT IT!!!LOL. What are you using for curriculum this year? We have always used Setons, but after receiving Cian's CAT test scores yesterday, I think he needs an easier curriculum.

    Hope you have a great school year! God Bless

  19. Ummm can I come to your house for school?
    Bill loves that show but I don't think I could watch it!
    AHHH and I'm dying for all those pumpkin things! My absolute fave!

  20. That fruit looks yummy!!! What a good mama you are! Yay!! You had a super start to homeschooling...I hope (and prayed for you) that you had a wonderful rest of the week! I always feel it takes til mid Oct to get in the groove. Hopefully things will go smoothly for you!

    I love how you can put bows in your little preschooler's hair. Mine will only let me do a plain pony tail. NOTHING ELSE. And I love to braid hair. I love piggie tails....stinker.


Thanks so much for saying hello!

Billie Jo