Woo Hoo Wednesday!

Hi girls! Today is the very first Woo Hoo Wednesday hosted by Marla at Always Nesting.
I haven't been the best blogger lately. I'm a woman on a mission with a very long to do list. You know, my youngest son graduates from high school in three weeks. So because of the company that will come, I have a list of things to do around my house a mile long. This week I've been planting and painting. My bones hurt from all of the work!!

The other thing I've been very busy with is my career. I'm going back to work in the fall and couldn't be more excited! So can we say Woo Hoo!! I teach students with learning differences. In my new position, my day will be 1/2 time in 4th grade and 1/2 time in 5th grade. The people I'm going to work with seem amazing. I can't wait!!

This Woo Hoo Wednesday isn't about pretty pictures for me.
It's about celebrating the things that are happening in life right now.


  1. What a great post!..So happy I came by this morning. Congrats to you for all that is happening right now in your life. What a great career you are involved in and such a blessing to others.
    Happy for your son but slow down and enjoy this time.
    I need to join Marlas Wednesdays too

  2. Sounds like you are one busy lady! I remember when my son graduated from high school & college how frantic I was to get everything ready to all the company.

    I admire you for returning to teaching. Sounds like a great opportunity!


  3. Wow Stacey! I am so excited to hear about all the great things that are going on in your life right now! Wonderful news about your career! I just know you will be a blessing to the kids you will be helping!

    Did you get your dining room finished? I hope I didn't miss it while I was on my break. It is always such a mixed bag when planning for house guests...excitement at their arrival and dread about all of the work;)! My older two graduated several years ago and it can be a very hectic time.


  4. Most definitely Woo Hoo! moments for you! It's bittersweet when the last one graduates from high school and exciting for this new season of both your life and his.

    Going back to work! Your new position sounds wonderful. I'm so glad you linked up to share your Woo Hoo! moments with all of us and join the fun. Hugs, Marla

  5. WOOHOO for you girl!!! How exciting to be going back to something you love to do.

    I bet your home looks perfect for your company just as it is. Take some moments just for you when you can.♥

  6. Wow, your life is a busy one! Good luck with the job, I'll be anxious to hear how that goes.

  7. HI Stacey! Oh, I'm so happy for you about your job that you're happy about! What a lucky bunch of little ones to have you working with them.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

  8. I bet you are so good at what you do! They are lucky that you are coming back. I think I am in denial......daughter is graduating, but I am not getting ready for all the family coming in. And I NEED to be! :D
    Great post today, and I loved catching up with you again!


  9. Stacey,
    There are a lot of exciting changes going on in your life! The last chick leaving the nest AND a new career! I know you are thrilled. Those youngsters don't know it yet, but they are so very lucky to have you as a teacher.
    Best wishes to you and your son as you launch out into the deep.:)

  10. You surely must be busy. I will say WooHoo for you for your upcoming new postition....
    Have fun preparing for that graduation!

  11. Sounds like you've got a lot to say Woo Hoo about right now! Lots of luck with the graduation preparation!

  12. That is great that you will be doing what you love to do!

  13. Congratulations on your son's graduation and the new job! Woo Hoo is right!

  14. Congratulations, Stacey! I'm so happy for you.

  15. WooHooHoo!!! Sounds exciting Stacey. So happy for you. I have a Fourth Grader in the house and I just love the age. She has ADHD so it's always an adventure with her, but I love her to death! And wow, your kids graduate early over there in OK. We don't get out until the end of June!
    Have a great evening!

  16. Congratulations on your son graduating! I know he's letting out some woo hoo's about now. And congrats on your new job. I'm a teacher who is staying home right now and wonder about going back. Seems a lot of teachers I know are without work right now in this time of cutbacks. Glad you were able to find such a great job!

  17. You deserve an extra Woo Hoo for choosing to teach students with learning differences. Not an easy job but definitely rewarding for the right person.

  18. Hi Stacy Kudoo and Woo Hoo to you for taking on teaching. That is such an important job and such wonderful children to spend your day with. I taught some special needs while on missionary to Belize. Blessings

  19. Woo Hoo Stacey,

    Teaching is such a worthwhile profession..nothing is a great as helping children learn and live up to their potential..

    Don't work too hard..but so glad you are getting your to do list done...you will be so happy when graduation comes! Congrats!!

    Miss Bloomers

  20. Congrats on going back to work and on your son graduating. Sounds like you're a busy lady right now.

  21. woo hoo to you
    as a mom of a learning disabled child I appreciate teachers like you who are willing to teach them and make a difference!!

  22. What an exciting Spring for you and your family! Woo Hoo sums it up!


  23. You are such an inspiration. Going back to teaching... WOO HOOO How exciting!!! Great job.

  24. Since I have been reading your blog for quite a long time, I can so easily picture you as a teacher to those with learning differences. I have a very special place in my heart for teachers like you. My youngest daughter's learning style was different than many of her classmates. For a mother that can present many struggles. I thank God for the kind, skilled, and patient teachers that worked with her, and taught her in the way she could learn. You have my greatest respect in accepting that job. I know you will be the perfect candidate for that crucial position .

    I also know how it feels to have your youngest child graduate. I will be thinking about you during this huge transistion.

  25. Wowie, Stacey... Although things might seem hectic for you right now- you're on your way to something that will be giving you a lot of pleasure and satisfaction. Congrats on taking on a job that will benefit so many who need special help and care. Enjoy your son's upcoming graduation festivities!
    ~ Sue


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