Traffic is buzzing, sounds of youthful yelling, laughing and running around the neighborhood have ceased and Facebook is eerily silent during the day. This can only mean one thing….summer hiatus is over and a new school year is in session!
Social media popularity has catapulted First Day of School photo rituals to a whole new level. As I view the many Back to School pictures posted, I can’t help but feel a bit nostalgic reminiscing about my own kids’ and their “first day of school moments”.
Sitting here at my computer (yes, a real computer, not a phone), thousands of memories flood my mind and appear as a time warp of sorts, somewhere between yesterday and eternity.
Things I miss:
Things I do NOT miss:
As a card carrying member of the Empty Nesters Club, I want to remind young parents of a few things:
Lastly, while social media is a great way to share your photos, please remember to print or BACK 'Em UP! Should your favorite social media site disappear, a computer virus wipe your files or your handy dandy smart phone dies, your photos, along with your memories, will be gone...FOREVER!