Monday, August 27, 2007

The most wonderful time of the year!

Does anyone remember that Staples commercial that appeared around the end of the summer every year. Although, I haven't seen it for the last couple of years, I think.

Anyhow, the one where the parents are smiling and hopping up and down while they are pushing the shopping cart around, throwing school supplies in the cart while their two children are sulking in back of them. In the back round the song "It's the most wonderful time of the year" is playing.

As a student I would hate that commercial. I thought nothing could be more demeaning. The parents, happy that their children are leaving for school and when I saw that commercial I knew school was beginning soon. At the time school was not my favorite past time.

But now, that song is ringing in my ears and it's not that my brother and sister will be back in school. Number one they don't actually leave the house because they are home schooled and number two I like it when they have summer vacation. We get to hang out at all hours of the night and when they are back in school, I go solo again. Sad story, I know.

It's because I go back to the Christian school this Friday and I can't wait. I have become the "story teller" for the first and second graders and the kindergartners of the school. No, that does not mean I tell them false stories and they believe me. I read them a book every week at the end of the day. Sometimes I bring snacks with me or prizes and whenever I don't bring something "extra" they sure let me have it!! lol...

I think I will be bringing a book about the first day of school, this week. If I decide to bring a craft I may find some ideas in my handy, dandy Mailbox Magazine. I love that magazine, so many ideas.

I was asked last night if I would also be willing to work in the library while I am there. So cool, huh? Wow, I am so busy! lol...I can't wait!! Can you tell??

Okay I guess I will be ending for now.


Anonymous said...

awwwwwww so cute! You love pampering them dont you? Have a wonderful time back at the school....Yours forever,
Susannah Reva

Suzanne said...

Ooooh! Working in the library sounds like fun!

Courtney, Jer.33:3 said...

I'm out of school also, but I still get excited about the new school year. LOL!!
Have fun reading to the kids!! Sounds like fun!!