Wednesday, August 20

Avery's first day of MIDDLE SCHOOL!

OH MY WORD!! I have a middle schooler!! Avery started her 6th grade year at her new school today. We are sending her to a Christian school in hopes of smaller classes and good influences. Avery was VERY excited and a little nervous, but overall could not WAIT to get there this morning. I was so afraid of her waking up crying not wanting to go, but she was all smiles.

6 fingers for 6th grade (Yes I made her do that!! :)

She was SO cute last night telling me that a cool thing that middle schoolers and high schoolers are doing is tying a ribbon around their ponytails. I had noticed this before, but never thought twice about it. She asked if I would do a "half way up" and tie a ribbon around it. She picked her outfit out and had it all laid out last night. She wanted biscuits for breakfast and made a biscuit sandwich for lunch (one of her favs).

I have been praying for her all day and trying not to stress out. She is just so precious to me and I don't want her to ever hurt, ya know. I am hoping her middle school career isn't like mine. I hope for better for her. I can't wait to hear about her day!!

20 Comments:

  • She looks just adorable and SO excited and happy! I'm sure she will have had a great day by now!

    By Blogger Lindsey, at 4:10 PM  

  • her outfit is just too cute! i still remember the nervous anticipation of the first day of school.
    she will do great!

    By Blogger Kara Sheets, at 4:19 PM  

  • Hi Nicole! Your children are precious! I hope your daughter's first day was awesome. It is great to find your blog through Facebook. I have enjoyed catching up with you and your family!

    By Blogger Christi, at 11:33 PM  

  • Madison too started middle school but 2 weeks ago...she loves it...I hope Avery loved it as much as Madison.

    By Blogger Jen, at 7:25 AM  

  • She looks so cute! I can't imagine sending Kate off to middle school!!:( Two more years!! The day I send Kate to middle school, Kenna Mae, my youngest, will start kindergarten the same day!! Oh, my! It makes me sad just thinking about it!!

    Anyhow, I hope she has a great day!

    By Blogger Amy, at 8:10 AM  

  • I can't wait to hear how her first day went. I'm sure it was awesome! You guys are such good parents giving her the opportunity to try a different school & do what is best for her. Tell her I am proud of her! =)

    By Blogger Anna, at 8:17 AM  

  • She looks so cute on her first day! I love that you make them hold their fingers up. I'm going to steal that from you!!!

    Can't wait to hear all about her big day!!! Tell her we are SO proud of her!!

    By Blogger Allison, at 10:13 AM  

  • 6th grade! wow!
    she's too cute!

    By Blogger Ali, at 10:32 AM  

  • that is the cutest first day of school outfit EVER!! she will do great...i can tell by the smile on her face. although i do feel sorry for everyone in middle school. my brother just started the 6th grade too (ahhhh!)

    By Blogger The Doty's Dish, at 3:00 PM  

  • I'm so impressed that she has such a big smile on her face. My first day of junior high I was so nervous I could hardly breathe!
    Blessings on sweet Avery! (and her sweet Mom:))

    By Blogger Procters, at 5:29 PM  

  • WOW!! She is very cute!! I hope she had a great day!!

    By Blogger C and C Mommy, at 10:51 PM  

  • Avery is adorable and the sweetest girl ever. She is seriously SO pretty. When I was in 6th grade...don't even get me started. (Buck teeth, no fashion sense, slicked back pony tails, and KEDS white shoes...not so cute.) I hope she had a good first day and made lots of friends. I'm sure she did.

    By Blogger Taralee and Trace, at 1:40 PM  

  • She looks so pretty.. a big 6th grader.. How was her day?
    My Princess started a new school today. Here elementary is K-4 and then the 5th and 6th graders are in a school of there own.. then Middle school/Jr High is 7th and 8th, then there is high school
    Well today Princess entered Jr High a big old 7th grader.. I'm sure she is fine since all her friends are going into 7th also and I'm pretty sure some of them will have the same classes as she does.. but I still can't wait to hear all abou it.

    By Blogger KC, at 12:14 PM  

  • What a beautiful young lady! I hope she is having a wonderful time at her new school.

    By Blogger Erica, at 6:02 PM  

  • Hi! Your hubby dropped off a package for me tonight. Morgan was going to be in your class at YCW, but I had to keep her at RBS for the extended hours. I had taken a new job in town that was 1 day a week from 9-2:30 and then the school where I've worked the last 2 years, told me I could work there 1 day a week instead of 2, so I kept that job.

    Middle school? Oh' such a fun but often uncertain time!

    By Blogger Whitney, at 9:20 PM  

  • Hey girl! Long time no comment. I can't believe that your daughter has grown up so much. Doesn't time go by so fast? I actually remember when I started 6th grade at Taylor Elementary! Hope you all have a great school year. Is my sister behaving herself?

    By Blogger Lynn, at 12:18 AM  

  • I love tying ribbons in my hair. Seriously even at college everyone was doing that. It didn't help with people mistaking my age tho...they thought I was still like a freshman in high school...not college. I'm cool.

    By Blogger The Claridges, at 12:39 AM  

  • I hope she had a great first day! She is amazing!

    By Blogger Sarah, at 3:08 PM  

  • It's such a big deal, the first day of school and all. How cute is she!

    By Blogger Hot Mamma, at 2:42 PM  

  • Hey! I was just thinking about you and wanted to say hi. This is the only way I know how to contact you. I'm the lame-o cousin that doesn't have your email address or phone number.
    Hope all is well!

    By Blogger Taralee, at 5:40 PM  

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