first day of school

Yesterday we started back to our official school year and to celebrate, a new tradition was born:

I'm not a fun mom. I'm the kind of mom that makes sure things are picked up, laundry's done (well, mostly- I do not iron), foods on the table & everyone does their chores. I read aloud a lot but exciting moments sound tiring to me. So moments like this that are MY idea are pretty awesome. Sonic slushes. With ridiculous amounts of strange substances to make those crazy colors + lots of sugar. Shudder. But the children loved it!

Even Eric & I celebrated, only with Starbucks: