Mike's top five best things about the first day of school

Tuesday is the first day of school! From a parent’s perspective, Mike’s top five best things about the first day of school.

#5. Finally back to lying around in your hammock, eating bonbons watching Ellen and Dr. Oz all day (isn’t that what you do when they go to school?)!

#4. Hearing yourself think for the first time since late June.

#3. If you tidy-up somewhere, it will stay tidy (for at least 90 minutes today).

#2. Reminding the kids all the things they did this summer, so they don’t answer the question, “what did you do this summer?” with “nothing”.

#1. Looking forward to a quiet house next week, so you don’t miss Mike & Ashley calling your name on the payroll game.

From a student’s perspective, Mike’s top five best things about the first day of school.

#5. It’s not so much “the first day” as “the first 90 minutes of school”.

#4. You’re not behind in homework yet!

#3. The Lulu Lemon logo you sewed to your Superstore free headband still looks great.

#2. Nobody knows who you are yet. It’s a street-cred do-over.

#1. It’s the one day of the year, your locker is clean.

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