Wednesday, July 24, 2013

It's Already That Time Of Year Again!

I can't believe it's already that time of year again! Back to school shopping wait a minute it feels like summer barely started! Unfortunately my kids start back up in about 3 weeks August 12th to be exact : (

As I'm sure you can tell I wish we had a little longer to spend together just having fun. No schedules no homework stress you get what I mean.

For some reason every year they keep starting earlier and earlier. Anyway with our countdown back to school starting I need to start back to school shopping. We had some errands to run and I figured I would start getting there school supplies, backpacks and lunchboxes.

Well being the awesome organized mom that I am I forgot to bring there supply lists. I figured no problem I can just look them up on my phone. Well that didn't work cause the schools website was down. That's ok though cause then it dawned on me I need to talk to the school to find out if my oldest needs 2 different list's since he's gonna be in a SES class as his homeroom but also in regular class for certain subjects.

But the boys did end up getting there backpacks and lunchboxes. That was another ordeal in its self. They had a hard time choosing which ones they wanted.  My oldest really had a tough time. I had asked him if he wanted to go with a character one this year or a regular bigger kid one.

He's 9yr old and going into 4th grade. He said he wanted to go with a character one I told him ok that was fine it's his choice. He seems happy with his decision and I buy them.

As were walking out of the store he says I don't know mom what if I look stupid like a baby. I tell him if he's happy and likes it that's all that matters. I  know that's not always reassuring though. Kids can be cruel sometimes. But I want him to be able to choose what he likes not make the choice for him.

Do you let your kids pick there own backpacks? What grade/age do you think is to old for character backpacks?





10 comments:

  1. back to school already. dang it goes by so fast now a days. back in the day it took forever to go back to school

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  2. I'm actually glad school's starting back! I've just about had it with the Disney channel! :) And I let my kids pick out their own bookbags, as long as they are the ones I like. lol

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    1. Lol Jessica I'm with you on that :)

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    2. We cancelled cable years ago because of the Disney Channel! I got so sick of Hannah Montana, I could scream! SO, buh bye cable!

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  3. Back to school is a blessing and a cures at times. I can’t wait for my daughter to be old enough to go to school so we can buy cute girly things.
    http://www.atmycounter.blogspot.com

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    1. Very true : ) They do enjoy picking out new stuff it helps make go back more fun and exciting.

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  4. I am NOT ready for my kids to go back to school! But, they have been getting excited about going back to school shopping. :)

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    1. That's how it is at our house Sandy : )

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  5. Thank you for spreading JOY and sharing at the Oh What a HAPPY Day party.

    Holly at Not Done Growing

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