Endings and Beginnings – Part 1

May 2013 will probably go down as one of the most scattered months of my life.  I feel like everything looked so “together” on the outside but in my spirit. . . tumultuous, I tell you!

May is always tough – – school is drawing to a close, paperwork is being filled out for the NEXT year, plans for summer are being finalized, field day, 2 spirit weeks, Mother’s Day teas, etc. etc.  This May was intensified by several factors unique to 2013.

I think I am going to write a few posts about May and post them throughout the rest of the week.  If I tried to put it all in one entry no one would make it to the end and I have BIG NEWS.  You’ll have to keep coming back and I’ll tell you the BIG NEWS at the end of the week.

First, the expected:
I only had two Mother’s Day teas to attend this year – KB’s and Little’s. They were both on the same day and four hours apart, so technically it was the smoothest “Tea Fest” I have ever experience! Lots of mommy friends made this year extra fun too.

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Little was one of the few students who walked up to the microphone and read her list of things she loves about me; I was very proud of her for being so brave.  Funny thing is that most of her reasons for loving me are related to cheese and the purchase of toys.  Nice.

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It was a wonderful year at Promise and Little’s teacher, Mrs. Lee, and Little’s sweet friend, Faith, were major contributors to that.

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Funny thing. . . the year was so great (in relation to school) I didn’t really know how to process it when May arrived.  The kids learned their spelling words, Bubba did his book projects, KB learned all her letter sounds. . .there were a couple of discipline issues but we dealt with those and moved on.  There were several exciting joys and we celebrated those. Teachers were great.  There seemed to be a calm rhythm.  Unbelievable and a first for us – thank you Jesus for all that calm before a stormy May.

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3 Responses to Endings and Beginnings – Part 1

  1. Debbie says:

    I am anxious to hear what happens! Glad it started off well :).

  2. mrs. barron says:

    Dear one, it was a fast end to the year! It always takes the month of June for me to process all that transpires. It is such a blessing to be in your life…..You are a wonderful Mom!!! Keep posting! Marlene

  3. Julia says:

    I love you for cheese too!

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