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Wordless Wednesday – Firsts

There are so many firsts these days.

They are growing and changing. At the speed of light.

Many days I want it all to stop. My heart wants them to stay little forever.

My head knows that they will continue to grow. To change. To become the amazing human beings they are destined to become.

I have to make myself remember how important all of these firsts are for me and them. After all, I am the chief memory keeper of my household and I take that responsibility seriously.

Yesterday they started school. Third grade, first grade and pre-K. They ran in their classrooms without a hug or a kiss or even saying goodbye.

I only cried a little.

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  1. kathy

    I love it!!! I have my first class full of first graders in the morning. I can’t wait!

  2. So cute. I never think to do something like this! Maybe next year!

  3. Jayne @ Green Country Girl

    Thank you for the Linky! Your pictures are whimsical…love them.

  4. CAN NOT BELIEVE I FORGOT ABOUT THE SIGNS! ARGH! Maybe I can fake another first day of school picture with a sign this week! lol

    Weren’t we talking about this at BlogHer? Love that you did the signs for each. They all look adorable! Yay for school being back in session!

  5. Stacey Nerdin @ Tree, Root, and Twig

    OH! These pictures are so precious!!

  6. I just found signs this week on pinterest and I’m hoping I can talk little man into it. He may be “too cool” now that he’s in 7th grade. lol. Fun pics!

  7. I love the pictures! So darn cute!

    Thanks for the link up!

  8. Alicia

    So cute!! Boy you start early!! We don’t start until after Labor Day!

  9. Rachel @ Happy Green Babies

    What a cute photo shoot…and a together mommy for having signs ready!

  10. Kat @ iHeart7.com

    LOL! They are TOOOO cute! 🙂 I did my WW with their first day pics as well!

  11. Such cute pics – I remember those days – long ago when the kids were little. . . ahhhh Memories – misty watercolor memories of the way they were. . ..

    So, I’m sure you can see wordless Wednesday is such a challenge for a woman with words dripping off the tip of her tongue but my post is Mostly pictures so can I participate being that my blogpost is WWW or Weak with Words on Wednesday 🙂

  12. Great shots! Good luck on their firsts day 🙂

  13. Love this! The mere thought of my oldest three kiddos going away from home to school for the time ever this year has me in tears. I’m sure I will be a mess come September 6th…

  14. Ann at Mundane Magic

    They look so cute on their first day of school. Isn’t it amazing to compare from year to year. You really captured their excitement and personality in these photos!

  15. You have really cute kids 🙂 Adorable!

    Hope you come by my WW post as well and link up!

  16. Lindsay

    They’re absolutely adorable!! I love first day of school pictures!

  17. So cute – we still have a few more weeks until school starts & my youngest starts kindergarten also! First time doing a wordless wednesday – thanks for hosting!

  18. Joyce Brewer

    Love seeing your family. Makes me fearful and tearful about A.J going to kindergarten!

  19. Shoes??? You mean there is actually a difference?

    Great pics

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  20. Um, I love this idea to use printables with the grade. Will have to try this for the next school year!

  21. Chele

    Oh how adorable!!! It’s okay Mama… all will be okay! HUGS!

  22. Des

    I hope you do this every year! Wish I had thought of it!

  23. Crystal @ Counselor Mom

    My Wordless Wednesday post is about my dog adding to the stress. He makes just as much of a mess like a child does!

  24. I LOVE the idea of having them hold the signs! I just might have to do that this year. Here I always have them stand by the front door so I can see how much they grew from year to year.

  25. Aww!

    I love the curved edges of your photos too!

  26. Firsts are so much fun, and sometimes very tough. My son had his first day of 7th grade, and that was sooo hard. My baby is growing up.

  27. Too cute! I love the shoes on the wrong feet! 🙂

  28. Those are just SUPER cute!!!! I may have to use that idea. The polka dots were AWESOME!
    Happy WW!

  29. What an adorable way to show what grade they will be in! And your little daughters shoes on backwards, cracked me up! My daughter does that ALL the time too!!

  30. Those pics are great! They will be great memories!

  31. aww, they grow up to darn fast! this is a cute idea, I never thought to take a pic of their first day of school, but my dil did last year of my grandsons, I bet she does this year too. (gotta love the shoes on the wrong feet)

  32. Aww, cuties! I like the sign idea for pictures!

  33. Deborah

    Wow, 3 off to school! Love the shoes on the wrong feet!

  34. So cute! I have a third grader and one going into Kindergarten this year.

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