first day pics because I'm a blogger and that's kind of tradition even though the first day was now days ago. (I actually began this post on the second day of school but life happened and here I am today on Friday.)
She walked in from school on the second day, and her brother pulled her sweatshirt out of HIS backpack and handed it to her. I stood there for a second watching and then I couldn't help myself from (casually) asking, "Why do you have her sweatshirt in your backpack?" Because my son wasn't privy to the whole thing, he honestly and innocently responded, "Oh because Ava didn't have room in her backpack."
I immediately texted Adrain that I was suffering the effects of itoldyousoitis.
I won't lie- it was secretly gratifying but all I did was look at Ava with perhaps a slightly raised eyebrow and quietly said, "Hmmm."
I believe my very mature response spoke volumes.
I have laughed and laughed behind the scenes, and my daughter is just stubborn enough that I'm sure she will use that backpack all year long simply for the principle of the thing. (But I bet next year she'll ask for a regular sized one.) (And someday we are going to have the funniest conversation about the "year of the backpack" together.)
Kids. They are my heart, for better or for worse and in spite of handkerchief sized backpacks.
I thought we'd celebrate together by having a little sale!! So for the next week (my BIRTHDAY WEEK) I am offering you all 25% off any order from my shop, if you use the coupon code "CELEBRATE" when you check out here! I've got fall prints, holiday prints, and of course wrapped canvases just waiting for you! (click here to shop!)
YIpPeE! Celebrate with ME!