Tuesday, May 11, 2010

My Boy Walks!

Hoot Graduates! What a year.
I just love those little legs

I couldn't be prouder of my boy!

Hoot's letter was U in the word GRADUATION. U stood for: Unto thee O God do we give thanks Psalm 75:1. He had to memorize a verse a week for the entire school year from A-Z. It was a great habit/practice to start and I think we will continue it through the summer. What a blessing for us as parents to hear our child quote scripture so proudly on stage before an audience of parents/ grandparents and supporters. Very encouraging.

When I woke up this morning I was greeted by Hoot singing Happy Birthday. About half way through he said, "mom, I'm graduating today, Happy Birthday". I thought to myself... I want to hear those same words 12 years from now and so on. Where in the heck did 5 years go? It seems like only yesterday he was 5 months old and I was rocking him to sleep. Now he's 5 years almost 6 and walking the isle for kinder graduation. Now... he is not going on to first grade. Hoot is going to Super Kinder at a new school. It's really plain ole kindergarten, but we call it Super Kinder in our house and that makes him happy! He's a late August baby and soooo not ready for 1st grade. They would eat him alive! I think he'll thank us for it when he's in junior high and not the smallest kiddo in his class. And.. the other benefit is that we'll get to keep him home for an extra year before we ship him off to college. (I can't even begin to think about that).
Proverbs 22:6 Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.


  1. We have Calvin's pre-school graduation tomorrow night then he's off to Super Kinder!! sniff sniff... Ruby is a mid-August b-day and Silas is September, so they'll both be in Hoot's club.

    What a cutie you've got there!

  2. What did he major in? Cuteness?