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Back to School

Mallory is in second grade:



...and is happy enough about it, I suppose:



Phoebe was excited to start preschool today:



...but not excited about taking a picture with her sister (a familiar theme, for long-time readers):



Mallory's big news on the first day of school was that a girl in her class broke her foot and had to use "crunches."

Phoebe walked right up to the new girls in her class and asked if they wanted to have a tea party with her. Last year, she didn't speak to anyone til about mid-December, so she's obviously made some progress.

Chris started school too! No pictures of him.

My life has not changed, except that now I have to make sure the backpacks and lunch boxes are ready in the morning.

And so it goes.

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aimee said…
Yay for back to school! Right? It didn't take long for Noah to say "Do I have to go to school today?" :)

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