Friday, September 4, 2009

School's in and Get Sketchy is up!

So, it's a sad and happy day today. My son starts kindergarten this afternoon and I'm sad and he's happy. He's my firstborn, and I'm setting him free to roam in this big world without me. Ok, so I know it's just three hours and he probably won't even leave the classroom except for the recess; BUT it's a big deal for me.

I am a hoarder when it comes to my children. I want them all to myself (and my hubby too of course). It's tough for me because I am very concerned about the real influences that exist in the schools and many of them are negative. I have to daily pray that the foundations we have laid as parents are going to rise to the top and that my son will (almost) always choose the right path. I know there will be times when he makes mistakes (because we all do) but I want him to succeed.

I also know that it sounds like I'm sending my son off to university; but this is the first step to letting go, truly letting go...and that makes me sad.

BUT, he's excited and I'm excited for him. Bring it on! Let's tackle this together...oh, and he gets to do all the homework!!

Now, for the brighter side of things. Another challenge is up at GET SKETCHY.

Here's the sketch:

Here's my take on it:

We had to us the new designs coming out at Whimsie Doodles. They release on September 15th and they are FABULOUS!!!



~amy~ said...

Camille, I love your fun Jelly Fish Card!!!!!!

Congrats on your baby going to school :)

Jocelyn said...

I so know how you feel.....Evan started first grade this year and I saw some of his classmates in action already and I cringe!!!! We have instilled in him to be kind, caring and loving and I hope that he can carry this with him each day of his life!!!! Your card is just adorable and I LOVE the new Sketch!!!! Such a great site and WOW are there some awesome talented ladies!!!! Have a wonderful weekend!!! :)

Dora said...

I love your card Camille, and that sentiment is sooo cute!
And what about your kids...I think all mother have that on the first sisiter had it to!

Carolyn V said...

LOL! That's awesome... I guffawed! I hardly ever guffaw! So funny... and cute and wonderful. :D

Shemaine Smith said...

I totally get your post Camille! Love your card :)

Koren said...

I love the jelly fish card..