(note- I thought I published this, but I saved it as a draft... oops)
Monday. FIrst day back at school. The day we've all looked forward to. No, really, we have. We are ready for the routine!
My alarm went off at 5:00 AM for the first time in 21 days. That part I didn't really like so much, but it was the sign that we were returning to normal. I made lunches for Garrett, Saralynn, and me, and got Carter's stuff all ready for his new classroom. The morning went off pretty much without a hitch.
I dropped Carter off in his new room and he wasn't really all that excited. He didn't cry, but he didn't go very willingly either. I could kick myself for not taking any morning pictures of either child...
It was nice to see my school babies again! We didn't have any criers, and only 4 that forgot their computer login info, which I thought was great! They transitioned right back into school life nicely. Last year's first day back was much rustier than this one...
I picked Saralynn up from school and she talked the entire way home about her friends and her day. It was fun to hear the excitement in her voice again.
I made dinner (Zesty Italian chicken), and it was yummy!
Then, it was time for the BIG GAME. My Alabama Crimson Tide, ranked #2, against undefeated Notre Dame, ranked #1. I just KNEW we would all enjoy the game together. Wrong. By 8:30 I was THE ONLY one still awake. Yuck. I watched all but the 4th quarter (which I recorded to watch later). I was just too tired. I fell asleep to a 42-7 lead, so I felt like they could handle it at that point without me. :)
Smiling faces enjoyed their first day back!
And some tired babies...