And so it begins.

Awake at 6:30. Chores. Guitar, Trombone and Piano practice. Then breakfast (French Toast) and family prayer.

The middle schoolers went out the door at 7:30. The elementary school kids at 8:20.

My favorite find during Back to School clothes shopping? These Paul Frank underpants for Oscar.

P.S. — You can learn more about my family in two recent interviews. Momtastic asked for my thoughts on kid-friendly decor. And Gwen asked about my love story with Ben Blair (warning: my boldness may shock you).