Thursday, August 19, 2010

Boo-Hoo Back-To-School Edition 2010

Today is the first day of school in our little town.  That means many children are starting school for the first time!

I remember crying when my mine went....even when I took them to college !!

Our church hosted our second annual "Boo-Hoo Back-To-School" for young students going back to school and their parents.  We just have some breakfast treats and have their pictures made, some with or without parents!  This year I had a basket of markers or crayons for their backpacks as favors.

Some of the parents take their kids to school and come back by for coffee, muffins and commiserate (or celebrate) their babies being back in school!







It's a lot of fun for all of us!   Here are a few of the cuties we saw early this morning.........I love the sibling pictures!!


















I hope they all had a great first day of school!

19 comments:

mer@lifeat7000feet said...

I remember reading about this last year and thinking it was a GREAT idea. I love it!

Love Being a Nonny said...

I love this idea!

Tales From My Empty Nest said...

What a cute idea!! I think this is such a neat thing for your church to do. Loved seeing all the precious children. Harper will be going to kindergarten before you know it. Love & blessings from NC!

Jacquie said...

I bet that really adds a little fun to the kids' first day!

Sharmin said...

What a fun idea. I wish someone would bring some of those muffins to the teachers' lounge. Austin started 9th grade this year, and Logan started 1st. He was way too big for me to walk to his room, but with all the traffic on campus, I did it anyway. There were absolutely no goodbye kisses, though.

KatieB. said...

That's a great idea! I'm going to share that with my mom!

The Garners said...

I remember reading about this last year and thinking it was such a super fun idea! Love it!

Donna said...

That is a wonderful idea your church had. Kind of a kiss and cry. I cried when mine went to school, too. Rite of passage.You got some really cute pictures of their eager faces.
Keeping you in my heart in Ga.
Donna

Tara G. said...

What a fantastic idea!!

Nina said...

This is so school that your church does this. I love the idea.

Everday Edwards said...

What a great idea! I think it's really sweet.

Kelley said...

That is a precious idea!

Michelle said...

What a great idea!!! Super cute.

Gail said...

Wow...your schools really get a jump on the new school year. Schools in Maryland don't start until next week...some start the day after Labor Day! That is such a novel idea, "Boo-Hoo Back-To-School." I would have enjoyed attending that when my kids were young :)

OKGardners said...

That is a great idea. However, in Okla CIty Public Schools (and other surrounding districts) - it is illegal to bring markers to school. Seems that provided too much graffitti on school property. How times have changed. God bless you in your efforts!

Betty in Oklahoma
Grandmother of 14 and more to come!

Gram said...

What a great idea. I cried when I took mine to school also. My life has been so hectic the last couple weeks, I have not been on the computer, but see that congratulations are in order on the new grandbaby.

Polly said...

I think this is an awesome thing your church does!!!

Polly said...

I think this is an awesome idea!!!!

Melissa said...

What a cute idea! There is a church near me that fixes a basket of goodies (cake, brownies, cookies, etc.) and brings it to school for the teachers on the Friday before classes start. Another church always puts a thank you card and calendar in our mailboxes on the first day of school.