Aloha! We spent the last week on vacation in beautiful Maui, Hawaii. We had the best time relaxing, eating, going to the beach, eating, surfing, and eating. It was the perfect way to end our summer. I’ve had so much fun with the kids these last few months! But we are all very ready for school to start on Wednesday and to get back to our routines. I’m looking forward to sitting down at the computer to write while they’re at school. I felt so guilty doing that this summer! But what’s that phrase, “you only get 18 summers with your kids,” or something like that? Anyway, when they look back on this summer, they’ll remember all the fun things we did and they won’t have any memories of me saying, “just a sec!” from behind my computer screen.

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Big Chop

Annie decided that she wanted a new haircut before school started. She went for a big change, and it looks so cute. She’s obsessed with it, and I am SO happy she loves it. I was worried she’d cut it and regret it, but nope! It’s still long enough for me to braid for different sports, but it’s so easy to brush now!

Gotta go do some last-minute school shopping! Happy Sunday, everyone!