Saturday, August 08, 2009

On the First Day of First Grade. . .

My Joshua. . .

He had a very good day. He said his teacher was "the best teacher I've ever had." So, I had to ask, "You like her better than Mrs. W?" (Mrs. W. was his kindergarten teacher.) His very diplomatic answer. . . "They are both the best teachers!"
We got into town from the Memorial Service in New Orleans around 9:30 p.m., and Joshua didn't go to bed until after 10. Then, he cried himself to sleep in my bedroom. He woke up teary once again in the morning, but a phone call from his Daddy made him smile. I was a little worried about him, so I got Miss Megan to come watch the little boys so that I could eat lunch with him. And, I can honestly say that by lunch he was doing just fine.

But, he was missed by his Mama and his brothers. I think JCT asked me every hour on the hour if it was time to "go pick Joshua up yet?"

I'm so proud of you, sweet boy. For a sensitive little boy, you are one tough cookie!


Kelly said...

What a good looking little guy! Bless his heart, what a week to start first grade, so glad he has "the best teacher ever" :-)

Continuing to hold your family in my prayers as you walk through this very hard time.

Lizz @ Yes, and So is My Heart said...

Such a sweet little guy. School sure starts early for you guys!

Still praying for your family.

Sarah said...

Loving you, sweet friend.

Lori said...

Precious pictures! Thanks for sharing them.

Praying for your family during this difficult time.


Linda said...

He is just too cute Erin. What a dear, sweet Mama you are. Taking the time to be with him was just exactly what he needed.
Praying for all of you during this difficult time.

Erin @ Closing Time said...

I love his freckles! You are still in my prayers!

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