I am listening to Blake Shelton's new album. Is anyone else obsessed with him? I loved watching The Voice and enjoyed his humor. He is very witty and cracks me up.
I am loving everything about summer, t-ball games, Chicago Cubs baseball, sweet tea, and watching my boys splash in the blow-up pool on our deck. (Yes, we are too cheap to buy a big pool.)
My 4 year old son just finished his last t-ball game today. My husband and I coached with some friends. It was so much fun. The "teacher" in me kicked in a few times. (wink wink)
This past Monday we took my 3 year old son to a routine eye appointment. He has to go every 5 or 6 months to an opthamologist about two-hours away. He was diagnosed at 5 months with congenital glaucoma. He has had several eye surgeries and is doing great. The pressure in his eyes are exactly where they should be and his vision is also right on track. However, his doctor did notice his left eye "drifting". This is unrelated to the glaucoma. He has to wear a patch on his good eye for at least 2 hours a day. Do you know how hard it is to keep an eye patch on a 3 year old? He does pretty well when I bribe him to go outside. :) Please keep him in your prayers and hopefully the patch will do the trick.
My husband and I have been "new vehicle" shopping the past few weeks. I know we probably should get an SUV or something a little bigger, but when I saw this F250 BIG-HONKING black truck..... Let's just say, I wanted it.... BAD!! I have always been a Chevy girl, but I loved this truck!! Needless to say, my husband said, "no." : ( He said I would have to buy a step-ladder to carry around with me if I bought it just to get in.
I am seriously needing a tan. Even though, I have spent several hours on the deck with my boys, I still need a tan. I worked in the melon fields for many years growing up, so I am use to being dark tan in the summer.
* Tips, Tricks, Hints
Okay, so Stephany and I have had many conversations on blogging and blog posts. We are trying to get away from posts simply to promote products. It seems many of the blogs that I visit are about what they made, what they have in their TpT store, and what they are trying to sell. I know, I know..... We have been guilty of this early in our blogging/TpT days. We are trying a new linky on Wednesdays called Wednesday Wisdom. We are using this day to talk about organization, planning, classroom libraries, teacher tips and tricks. You know.... Those "bag of teacher tricks" all teachers have. As we have mentioned in our Wednesday Wisdom posts, it is a summer series that everyone is welcome to contribute to. Some bloggers need a little motivation to post about educational-related topics this summer so we came up with some topics for each Wednesday. As teachers, we know how valuable your time is in the summer to get some things organized and planned for the coming year. We want this blog to be a resource in your teacher's bag of tricks. We are focusing our topics a lot on tips and tricks of the teaching trade for the classroom. If you feel that this linky is right for you, feel free to link up this Wednesday. The topic will be "Your Classroom Library". Share how you organize your books in your classroom. Where do you keep those "special books"? Tell us what kind of labels, baskets, etc. you use to give it that extra magic.