This is how this week is starting.
When I say she is a ham, she is A ham!
Matt sent the picture since he is on the rotation of taking her to school this week. I think Ivey may have figured out that she has started back to school but the boys have not. I'm sure this is her way of protesting.
While Ivey is working hard at school, the boys are officially winding down summer and gearing up for school. Walker actually said last week that he misses his friends and is ready for school. The boys are all registered for school with uniforms being pulled out of summer storage and new shoes revving to go. Personally I'm not ready for summer to end.
The boys and Ivey are obviously in two different school systems. Ivey is in our county school system and the boys attend a private school. I get tickled as the school years gear up. Tickled, but exasperated at times. For Ivey the beginning of the school year is exciting, she is surrounded by great educators. At the end of each year we meet, form the new IEP, and think toward the future. So the beginning of the year is never a big surprise. This year Ivey will have a new speech therapist. We are going to missssss Mrs. Libby, but I have great faith that the "team" that supports Ivey will lead her and guide her and teach her the ropes, the deaf blind technique ropes. And, I believe the new person wants to do her best with my daughter. They all want the best. I also know that everyday will not be a picnic. I also know that no one goes into special education without an underlying realization that their days will be a little more challenging than other areas of education. That is a fact, not opinion.
With the boys the beginning of a school year starts off a little differently. In the weeks leading up to the first day of school we