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1st Day of 2nd Grade

That time of year, again! School is back in session and this girl has literally been counting down the days.

Today was a half day (why you ask? I have no clue....half day, on a Friday no less, makes no sense) but that didn't stop this chick from dressing up. 😊


A Facebook friend said that she (McKayla) was dressed better for school than she (friend) was dressed for work! Haha. She's always styling, this diva of mine.

And then I have to do a comparison shot: 1st day of Kindergarten, 1st of 1st Grade and then of course 1st day of 2nd Grade. At least her pose is the same! LOL

This girl's love of school is such a joy. She positively beams the closer it gets and she gets so excited. 

I hope her joy and enthusiasm continues! 

This was my Mom's thoughts on that:

"With any luck and lots of prayer it will be the last week of 12th Grade! Maybe with prayer (you and John praying without ceasing), every small appendage crossed; a chicken's leg, a Hawk's wing feather and a red Rock all tied together with a leather strap, then you, John and McKayla each spit on the talisman and hang it over the head of her bed might get her a 4-year college major."

If she and I actually believed in that, I would definitely have to try that! ROFL


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