Thursday, May 27, 2010

Random Rachael

Another school year is winding down. I remember this time last year when I just couldn't believe Rachael was leaving the only school she has ever known. I couldn't imagine what next year would hold for her.

I'm not really sure what I was worrying about .... She adjusted just fine.... She has grown .... She is almost a 7th grader.
I've learned a lot about my daughter this past year......

I've learned that I sent her to her first day of 6th grade a little girl.

She came home from the 1st day of 6th grade a young lady.

I've learned that even though she wants to grow up, she hasn't. She is still a little goofball.

I've learned that she will pick her Dad over me any day. She is his little girl.

I've learned that she is incredibly smart. That she is in all "gifted talented" classes. And that she is an honor roll student with all B's. Imagine what she could do if she gave it a little more effort.

I've learned that she is the most social child alive. She texts, facebooks, soccer 3x a week, she has a running trainer 2x a week, she has an 8th grade bestie and a 7th grade bestie, which she says is her way of succeeding in high school. Yes, she is already planning. And apparently she does a lot of planning in school because she gets her seat moved for chit-chatting.

I've learned she is a hair perfectionist. She is very serious about her hair and if it is not right, she is not happy. I so wish she loved her curly locks, they are so beautiful. Thank goodness her Dad brings her to school everyday.

I've learned that Rachael is as determined as they come. When she struggles with her soccer game, she drives on, she trains hard, and she betters her game. For her soccer is what she wants to do, needs to do and loves to do.

I've learned that she may fight with her brothers and she may kick them out of her room 15 times a day. She loves them. And she protects them.

And as her 6th grade school years draws to an end I've learned that she is growing up and I just need to grow with her.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Where did the year go ...

I've been gone for blogging for quite a while. I miss it. ALOT!

For me blogging is like a walk down memory lane.

I also haven't read a single blog in months either. I miss that too.

I do have a Facebook page, that is now a huge pain now. I like Facebook, but I feel like if I ignore it I'm missing something. At one time I had quite a farm, now my crops are withered and I'm sure my animals have ran to the neighbors farm.

My last blog entry was about the first day of school ....and now school is nearly over. Summer in Florida is well underway.

There are many reasons I have been away from here. Probably none of them are that interesting to any of you ...

So, I am back. Ready to give this another shot.

And I'm starting with a new blog header.