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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Working it Wednesday: Back 2 School

Today we are joining Shay & Erika for their monthly chit chat session, and today's topic is all about making it work with Back 2 School!

School just started for my boys this week, so I'm super excited about seeing how all the mamas make this work!
Look out 2nd grade & 4th grade because the Hensley boys are headed your way!

{Under Armor backpacks loaded down with our school supplies}

We try to get as much as possible knocked out the night before. Clothes are picked out & backpacks are emptied. We've not had homework yet, but the boys do their homework as soon as they get home mostly because their brains are still in 'school mode.' We then make sure everything that they need the next day is in all their folders & ready to go. The only thing I have to do in the mornings is wake them up & pack their lunches. I should pack those the night before, and it's really a personal reason. I just know that I prefer a fresh sandwich, so I figure the boys do too. There's really no rhyme or reason behind my decision, and the lunches take a total of 5 minutes of my morning.

Getting so much done the night before allows up to let the boys sleep in. They are really low-maintenance boys anyways. Under Armor shorts + Under Armor shirts + Under Armor shoes = my boys go-to looks! Our mornings include a quick breakfast, brushing their teeth, getting dressed, and heading out the door. Honestly from start to finish, my boys take 20 minutes to get ready. Nataleigh, however, takes a little longer..haha!

We then head to school drop-off!
The boys have had true gems of teachers, and they've made some incredible friends. They look forward to school, and I hope that never changes. They are eager to learn, and they are just precious boys. I hope that this year is the best yet, and they continue to grow academically as well as in their character. It's such a blessing to this mama to know that their teachers, friends, and other mamas within the school are praying over your kids. God has really outdone Himself with our little circle!

Happy back to school, y'all!!

Previous Workin' It Wednesdays!

Tonight @ 9:00 EST I'm joining a couple of my favorite Instagram bloggers for a chat loop all about back to school! I hope you join us & share along with us!



  1. Maddi takes a sweet forever to wake up. She tells us that she has to warm up each morning but she seriously won't talk or move for about 20-30 minutes after waking up. I am dreading the wake-up's for that girl already! Hahahaha!

    1. Oh girl!!! I cannot imagine. My kids do not sleep in..ever! 😴😴

  2. My son is the same way - athleisure wear for the win. Now that Vera is going, I have hair to do and an outfit to negotiate, LOL! We are working on a good routine over here....wahhh! xoxo ERIN

    1. Let me know how that goes!! I have one more year before I have all 3 to get ready & out the door!