A Letter to my Sons on the First Day School – Back to School Quotes

I can’t believe we are back in school!   I am so proud of my boys  and I love their individual personalities.  So today I thought I would write a letter to my boys on the first day of school and share some of my favorite back to school quotes.  Back to School Quotes To my 5th grader, Today was the first day of your last year in elementary school.  You’re the oldest at school now.  The kings of the castle.  As I took your younger brothers to find their teachers and line up with their classes, I watched as you headed off on your own with your friends.  I planned on making sure you made it to the correct line and getting your picture (against your will), but by the time I had your brothers settled, your teacher had already headed inside. […]

Monday Motivation: Enjoy the Sunlight

  Ah…It’s been awhile since I posted a Monday Motivation and I want to start making it a part of my week again.  Not just for my readers necessarily but for me.  I have a box of quotes that I have accumulated since I was a teenager and my baby got into it the other day and spread 3×5 cards all over my room.  As I was cleaning up, I took the time to read them and one in particular jumped out at me.  “Stop seeking out storms and enjoy more fully the sunlight.” -Gordon B. Hinckley The past 5 months have been filled with many ups and downs in my life.  This was a really hard summer.  As hot as it was here in the desert, it was really hard for me to see the sunlight. There have been times when I wondered if I would ever see it come out again.  There have been dark days filled with discouragement, anxiety, stress (lots of stress), and uncertainty. […]

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