Graduation recap...


Graduation..
(or should I say Graduations!) 
Yes, I had 2 graduations in less than a week..
My son graduated from High School, and my daughter from Middle school.

Graduation Day.. (High School)

We got up early and started decorating..  we didn't have a lot of time because graduation was
early morning.






























I wish I had more photo's to share of the decorations.. but we were in a hurry and I didn't get to them.

We finally got the decorating done, and we got ready to go.

Graduation went wonderfully, and our son received a scholarship we didn't know anything about, so that was amazing.  I got some wonderful photo's of the big day, which I am so thankful for.

When he walked across the stage and received his diploma.. Wow, that was quite a moment.  My 'little' boy (who actually towers above me) all grown up..  my eyes started watering of course, even though I was trying my best not to cry.. :0)  However, after all the graduates had been called and received their diploma's, and the class officially introduced... Well, it hit me a little harder when they started playing their class song, and the class tossed their hats into the air.     I guess I really just wanted it to last a little longer..   :0)  

I actually listen to the song that they chose fairly often, (it is one my families favorite singers, and we listen to the cd often on the go..) and now I have a fond memory of my son and his class every time I hear it.. I know the exact moment during the song, and I see this.

















Priceless!
 
After Graduation, we took several photo's before leaving.. and we had a cookout/grad party with our families..
The wind caused some decorations to blow away.. :0) but oh well.. It was fun just the same.


















It was a wonderful day, that we will treasure always!


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My daughters graduation also went very well.

She was absolutely beautiful in her dress that she picked out,
and I have to share her fancy hairstyle she had me do for her..
I made a bow using her hair.. isn't it adorable!


























She received the 'Most Artistic' award, among others.. and believe me - she is! :0)


What a whirlwind of a week we have had.. :0)
Emotional ups and downs, lack of sleep, tons of projects and activities, the most amazing memories made, and a end of the school year..

I am truly blessed to have the honor of being my kid's mom.. they are both so amazing and
I couldn't be more proud!



1 comment

  1. What a proud mom you must be! I know you are probably enjoying resting up a bit this week...:) I can't believe you are out of school already! Students last day here is June 6th....seniors last day is May 24th though. Graduation is the 31st!I have so much to do between now and then! Your decorations and cupcakes look great! I wish I had one of those cupcakes right now...I've been trying not to eat sweets...:)Congrats on the graduations!

    Blessings, Vicky
    Life On Willie Mae Lane

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