First Day

I’ve told a number of people that I’d intended to start writing (and publishing) my blog with the new school year since my life has grown sort of blog-worthy of late. I’m taking the excellent advice of a friend who often tells herself, “don’t let perfect be the enemy of good.”

With that, younger brother went off to first grade today:

while big brother started off his first day of “school at home:”


It was exhausting. I got up two hours earlier than I have any day this summer and put in a long day with little downtime. Tomorrow is an even busier day since we need to get schoolwork done early (and I need to think of clever things he can do in the afternoon with my mother that can count as school — write letters, watch a nature film, etc.). I’m doing a demo of Dancing for Birth for my fellow educators tomorrow and need to prepare for that at some point as well.

Luckily for me, I have a date tonight to take my mind off the day-to-day…