I would love to say that we had a great first day... well, we did! It was day 2 when I realized I overplanned... again. Needless to say, I think I have figured it out and we are all on the road to recovery from mom, once again, over thinking things.
Our first day started the day with everyone dressing the part and taking pictures outside.
The oldest refused to have her picture taken, party pooper.
Afterwards, we came in, they changed clothes and we sat down to start a rosary. I really wanted to start the year off right!
That is when I stopped trying to get them to look holy and just said, "Everyone! Make a silly face!"
Can you tell that my children get unusually excited over paper products?
And apparently bananas.
Afterwards we got down to business
A little well deserved recess...
and we ended our day with a nice little tea with Paleo Zucchini Brownies, which I apparently forgot to take pictures of. Trust me they were very yummy.
The next day I realized what I had done, in my frenzy for the perfect school year, by over planning. So I had to rethink things. We are starting out a little more slowly next week. You know, like math and spelling. Then we will slowly add in everything else.
Honestly, it was a good beginning, and I'm glad I could recognize what was happening before we were a month into school and completely burned out!
So here is to a great new school year!