Wordless Wednesday — Heading to Grade Two

by Janice


“Can’t catch me!” — Trying to get a shot of my 2nd grader.

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Janice is co-founder of 5 Minutes For Mom. She's been working online since 2003 and is thankful her days are full of social media, writing and photography. You can see more of her photos at janicecrozephotography.com.

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1 Jen September 9, 2009 at 12:03 am

Fantastic photo! Happy WW!


2 fidget September 9, 2009 at 12:04 am

The older they get the faster they get! I’m surprised you were able to catch him ;)


3 Gabriel September 9, 2009 at 12:04 am

My kids also went back to school today, and they looked as happy as that handsome young man…


4 Staci A September 9, 2009 at 12:04 am

How exciting! Hope he had a great first day!


5 Deb - Mom of 3 Girls September 9, 2009 at 12:06 am

I love your “can’t catch me” caption – his expression says it all! :)

Mine is also first day of school related this year – first and third grade for us. And preschool for Becca next week – can’t believe it!


6 kristin September 9, 2009 at 12:09 am

Kaila started preschool. Her thing as of now is airplane. LOL :)


7 Tonya September 9, 2009 at 12:13 am

Oh I love this shot is has alot of personality! Much better than a posed shot!!


8 Michelle September 9, 2009 at 12:16 am

You got a great shot! He looks so excited!


9 Kiki September 9, 2009 at 12:21 am

Congrats to your 2nd grader. My lil’ guy goes back to school tomorrow. We are very excited for k4. Great teachers and some friends from last year are in his class. Happy WW and take care.


10 Janelle September 9, 2009 at 12:22 am

Looks like you caught him! Cute.


11 Heather September 9, 2009 at 12:26 am

He looks very excited!


12 debi b September 9, 2009 at 12:30 am

OMGOSH! He just looks so thrilled! If only all kids were that happy every day to go to school :)
Happy WW!


13 Maddy September 9, 2009 at 12:30 am

Hey you got his face, that’s more than I can usually manage.


14 Corey~livingandloving September 9, 2009 at 12:33 am

gotta love the back to school excitement. :)


15 Sara Bonds September 9, 2009 at 12:36 am

He is too too cute. I love the look of joy on his face.

My post today is close to my heart. I welcome you all to learn a little more about me.


16 Buckeroomama September 9, 2009 at 12:57 am

There goes my hope that taking photos of the kids will get easier when they get older…


17 Leslie- La Mama Naturale September 9, 2009 at 12:58 am

Such a cute action shot! He looks excited! 2nd grade…ahh…the memories!


18 Kasey September 9, 2009 at 1:08 am

How fun! Mine started preschool last week. I took a million shots of her. Not sure how many more years she tolerate that! LOL


19 Melissa September 9, 2009 at 1:12 am

Someone’s a little camera shy huh!


20 crunchy domestic goddess (amy) September 9, 2009 at 1:13 am

what a great capture even if he was running away. ;)


21 PhoenixTheBloggingMama September 9, 2009 at 1:19 am

What a great shot, I have the same issue with my four year old! lol


22 Kat September 9, 2009 at 3:07 am

Awesome! I love first-day-of-school photos! :) Ours have to wear uniforms … I wish I could send them to school all dressed in clothes that reflect their personalities! That’s a great photo!!


23 Rob September 9, 2009 at 4:52 am

LOL. Cool Picture. Hope you son is enjoying the 2nd grade. My son just started 1st grade and not liking it so much.


24 Susie's Homemade September 9, 2009 at 6:04 am

What a stinker!!! Let Mommy take the picture:-)


25 Stacy (the Random Cool Chick) September 9, 2009 at 6:21 am

I love that shot!

Here’s hoping Princess Nagger looks that happy going into 2nd grade – 1st grade she’s not so happy about…

Happy WW! :)


26 Shan September 9, 2009 at 6:35 am

Boy, he looks happy! LOL

Great shot. :)


27 CrAzY Working Mom September 9, 2009 at 6:53 am

I love that smile! Great shot. I hope he’s enjoying school. :)

Happy WW.


28 Andrea McMann September 9, 2009 at 7:29 am

Wow! He looks super excited! Hope he has a fantastic second grade year!!


29 LT September 9, 2009 at 7:31 am

And he doesn’t look happy about it at all! Great picture!


30 jen September 9, 2009 at 7:34 am

Love the excitement in his face. Hope his day went well.


31 Deb September 9, 2009 at 7:36 am

He looks ready to go!


32 The Gang's Momma September 9, 2009 at 7:38 am

Ha Ha! Is that joy or terror?! :) It’s a fun picture, regardless!



33 Courtney
September 9, 2009 at 7:49 am

What a doll!


34 Melanie September 9, 2009 at 7:50 am

LOL, love this shot! What a great capture!


35 Cindi September 9, 2009 at 7:52 am

Cute! I miss seeing my kids off on the first day of school!


36 Staci September 9, 2009 at 7:56 am

Look at all that excitement!!!


37 Maria September 9, 2009 at 7:59 am

He looks so excited that I’m excited for him.


38 Dexie September 9, 2009 at 8:13 am

they grow up too fast….


39 ali September 9, 2009 at 8:18 am

Yep, I sent a 2nd grader off into the big, wide world a couple of weeks ago, sniff, sniff. Love the picture–he looks excited to go!


40 Stephanie September 9, 2009 at 8:23 am

Ahhh…atleast he’s excited about going!


41 HaB September 9, 2009 at 8:24 am

What a great photo to have to remember the moment!


42 Amy September 9, 2009 at 8:36 am

He looks happy to start school.


43 Cascia September 9, 2009 at 8:46 am

That’s a great shot! I hope he has a wonderful school year.


44 angie September 9, 2009 at 8:50 am

he sure did have a great smile though great that he is that siked for school
here is mine http://shopannies.blogspot.com/2009/09/boy-and-his-dog.html


45 Gattina September 9, 2009 at 9:04 am

That’s an important event !


46 Kara September 9, 2009 at 9:07 am

YAY for catching him!!


47 Danielle September 9, 2009 at 9:09 am

What a great picture! Was he being chased to get on the bus? Ha Ha!


48 AmyG September 9, 2009 at 9:21 am

He looks like he’s thrilled to be starting a new year! I hope he has a great one!


49 shelly September 9, 2009 at 9:23 am

What a great face! Glad he seems to like school so far.


50 TwentySomethingMomma September 9, 2009 at 9:38 am

Exciting! Love his expression in this picture – if only that back-to-school enthusiasm lasted all year long, though… LOL!

Happy WW!


51 Stacie September 9, 2009 at 10:02 am

Look at that smile!


52 Stefany September 9, 2009 at 10:13 am

He looks happy to be starting school! Great photo!


53 Shannon (The Mommy-Files) September 9, 2009 at 10:28 am

I love the picture! This is my son’s first day of Kindergarten, so I’m nervous but excited for him! http://www.themommy-files.com/2009/09/wordless-wednesday_08.html


54 Jingle September 9, 2009 at 10:59 am

Wow! He’s ready, huh?!


55 Petula September 9, 2009 at 11:01 am

That’s a delightful picture. I hope he has a good first day!


56 Gahome2mom September 9, 2009 at 11:04 am

At least, he is all smiles and excited. lol Great shot! :)


57 Rhea September 9, 2009 at 11:59 am

What a great shot! He looks so excited. Hope he had a great day.


58 Parenting Pink September 9, 2009 at 12:21 pm

Love the shot! It’s tough to get a picture of them when they get older! LOL


59 MommyNamedApril September 9, 2009 at 1:16 pm
60 Naomi September 9, 2009 at 1:28 pm

I know it’s silly but I love that they say “grade two” instead of “second grade” in Canada…


61 homemom3 September 9, 2009 at 2:03 pm

always fun to watch them start that first day, brings back memories doesn’t it.


62 Twisted Cinderella September 9, 2009 at 2:28 pm

Happy WW! What a great smile! I played today: http://tc-twistedfairytale.blogspot.com/2009/09/wordless-wednesday-looking-serious.html – Seriously cute!


63 imother2.0 September 9, 2009 at 3:34 pm

sooooo ready!


64 Catherine September 9, 2009 at 5:06 pm

Man does he look excited to be starting the 2nd grade. I don’t think I was ever that excited to start any grade.


65 ShaRhonda Crow September 9, 2009 at 5:13 pm

He is very cute! I have a third grader, so I know about catching those pics! LOL! Anyway, I am playing along, but my blog is private. Would love to add you as a reader! Just email me!


66 Brandy September 9, 2009 at 5:34 pm

Happy WW! Love that pic!! I have a second grader this year too!!


67 Jenna September 9, 2009 at 9:05 pm

I keep seeing all these school kids and know before I blink, my babies are going to be in school!


68 Cathi September 10, 2009 at 7:10 am

And with such excitement!!
If only kids looked that excited when they go to high school. LOL!!


69 Lorie Shewbridge September 11, 2009 at 5:56 pm

What a fantastic shot, he looks so happy.


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