…and I made our traditional first-day-of-school rainbow pancakes for Lucy.
…which was really weird to do for one child, (Dave had sent Claire off with a breakfast burrito earlier…we have some logistics to figure out with these two!), but this smile made it worth it:
(Lucy had the idea to mix the colors this year which I thought was pretty smart 🙂
Then it was off to junior high school.
I was so dang nervous but Lucy was taking it all in stride. For one who does NOT want her picture taken lately, she was sure offering some good poses for me on her own accord! Here’s her “7” for seventh grade:
And then it was off to join in that throng of kids en route to that first day, excitement and nerves pouring out of everyone.
Here are some pictures Claire sent from school:
We came home to cheers from everyone at home for that girl and her first big day.
Abby helped with our traditional post-school “Cookie Chat,” and I took this picture of these two together because I wished I had taken one the night before when Abby was helping outfit Claire. (Claire’s wearing all of Abby’s clothes…she happened to have the “perfect first-day-of-school” outfit according to Claire 🙂
Nana dropped by for a visit: