Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Endings and Beginnings

It is hard to believe that in just 2 days I will no longer have a 4th grader and a kindergartner in my home. Instead, they will be in 5th grade and 1st grade. My first born will be on the verge of entering his last year in elementary school. I don't know how it happened especially since I do not feel like he should be that old or that I am that old. And my baby, the Peanut, will be done with her first year of elementary school. It has been a long and at times difficult year but they are both coming out shining and stronger. Both have improved tremendously in their reading skills with my Buddy no longer being afraid to read chapter books and the Peanut being on the verge of beginning to read chapter books by herself. I never would have guessed she would have picked up reading so quickly. My Buddy not only grew this year in reading, receiving a 3 on his EOG test, but he also grew in math and received a 4 on his math EOG test. Guess we know where his strong subject is. I am very proud of them and all they have accomplished. But most of all I am proud of them because of their hearts and the loving, giving, and compassionate people they are! (The photos are of each of them with their teachers last week.)