Time to play

Once in a while, teacher bloggers like to have a little fun by passing awards to each other, doing linky parties and games like this one.  I have a lot of catching up to do with my awards, but here is this one- for now.
I was tagged by Denise at: 
Sunny Days in Second
Ok, if you want to hear some facts about me, keep reading. First here are the “rules”:

1. You must post the rules.
2. Post 12 fun facts about yourself on the blog post.
3. Answer the questions the tagger set for you in their post, and then create 12 new questions for the people you tagged.
4. Tag 12 people and link them on your post.
5. Let them know you’ve tagged them!
12 Facts About Me 

1. I come from a large family.
2. My mom named me Lilia, but the nurse in charge made a spelling mistake and wrote Lidia on the records. My parents actually liked the name and just kept it. I do have a middle name which is the same as my mom’s name, so it all worked out. I do love my name, so it’s not a problem at all. 
3. I played softball in 6th grade. I was always scared that the ball might hit me. My team had a lot of fun and- somehow- we won a first place trophy:) 
4. My favorite color is pink.
5. My hair was very long until about 11th grade.  
6. One of my favorite foods is steak and potatoes.  
7. I was in the high school band and played the french horn .
8. I was exempt from math and never had to take it in college.
9. When I was in college, my sister asked me to TRIM THE ENDS of her hair. I told her “NO, I DO NOT KNOW HOW TO CUT HAIR.” She insisted and here’s the story. ….She had beautiful, waist-long and curly hair. I told her to just put on a shirt with stripes. Lol. I followed one of the lines… and her haircut was not exactly what we expected. It was not exactly “straight.” It was obviously // slanted //. I kept trimming a little more at a time. Three of my friends showed up. TWO of them helped me “fix” her hair. Oh, no….. my poor sister’s hair was shoulder length at the end of it all. She cried that night and her curls never grew back again!!!!  Ooops, sorry sis!   10. Let me keep it short and just say that I loved, loved, loved my wedding:)
11. I have developed some allergies that are not fun at all!
12. I love to see the spark in a student’s eyes when he/she learns something new.

Here are 12 questions to answer:
1. What subject do you like to teach the most? Reading.
2. What is your favorite drink? Sprite.

3. What is one piece of advice you have for a new teacher? Make learning fun and the rest will fall into place. Oh, and read “The First Days of School” by Harry Wong.  

4. What is your favorite teaching website/or blog? I have too many to name.

5. What is your favorite type of music? Country Music.

6. What is one of your guilty pleasures? Do you really want to know? Once in a while, I like to eat a spoonful of vanilla icing. 

7. What type of books do you like to read? As a Kindergarten teacher, I only have time for children’s books. 

8. What are some of your hobbies? I like to play with website/blog design.

9. What is something you do to stay organized in terms of grading/lesson planning/copies for school/etc.? Everything goes into it’s own labeled binder. Copies for the week go in paper trays that are labeled Monday to Friday. 

10. What is your favorite snack? Yogurt.

11. What was your favorite vacation? As long as I’m with family, it doesn’t matter where we go. 

12. How did your husband propose? We went to a fancy restaurant for dinner. He took me out to the balcony which had a beautiful scenery and surprised me with there:)
If I tagged you, answer the following 6 questions plus any six from up above.
1. What grade to you teach?
2.What is the most number of students that you have had in your class?
3.Do you teach in flat, comfortable shoes?
4.What is your favorite color?
5.Do you have any pets?
6.What kind of movies do you like to watch?


  1. What a super cute blog! Love it

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