― It means, new routines, new teachers, new schedules, new friends, and new feelings. And that is just the beginning. This is new "riding the bus" ∙ It was still difficult saying good bye to my precious three on the the first day of school this year. I am blessed with a 6th, 7th and a 9th grader. You would think it wouldbe easy peasy by now...truth is, it is a little easier but, still difficult to let them go. ∙ Sending them out [...].