1 week ago
Friday, September 23, 2011
Lately I have been reflecting a lot on how truly fortunate I am to be married to Spencer. As a 21 year-old bride, I was so in love and was so sure I had snagged the best possible husband. Now as a 32 year-old veteran wife and mother, I am reminded daily of how right I was. And I really had no clue back then. I couldn't ask for a husband who works harder to provide for our family. Or for a husband who is so concerned and interested in our children's lives, their progression and devleopment. Or for a husband who readily sees past my many flaws. I'm sure I should be better at showing my appreciation for all he does for me and our kids. And I hope he feels equally blessed to have me as his wife.
P.S. Sorry to be so sappy. Sometimes there's just no way around it.
Posted by Rachel at 10:43 AM
Sunday, September 18, 2011
Here's Ian on his first day of pre-K. He is going to a nearby Baptist church's pre-k program and so far he is really liking it. His teacher is very nice and it sounds like he's already made friends with the kids in his class. No surprise there. Ian might be the friendliest kid there is. His schedule is two days a week from 9:15-2:30, which I love. I wouldn't have minded a bit if we got him into a program that was 3 days a week, but this one was the right for for us. I will admit that I am jealous of the moms I know from back in California who all had babies around the same time I had Ian and they are starting their kids in kindergarten. The birthday cut-off here for school is September 1 so his October birthday means he won't start kindergarten till next year. And while a part of me wishes he was in school across the street already, I know that this year of pre-K is going to be a really good transition from preschool last year (2 days/week for 3 hours) to kindergarten next year (5 days/week for 7 hours). One of his comments about school so far is that it's kind of long. Yeah, good thing he's got a year to get used to it.
Posted by Rachel at 7:13 PM