Welcome to my little corner of the world. I am so honored by your visit today. My name is Kristi and I am married to my college sweetheart(I refer to him here as "Mr. Incredible"), momma to my 2 beautiful girls who are growing much too quickly, a high school computer teacher, photographer, and a gardener (at times~right now I'm growing weeds). I love to laugh, drink strong Starbucks coffee, take pictures, and be anywhere my family is. Jesus is my Savior and I try so hard to be the wife and momma that He has called me to be. I often fail but He lovingly picks me up, dusts me off, and encourages me that with Him all things are possible. Feel free to join me on this journey of faith, stop in and say hello, look around, and leave a comment~I love comments. Why "Kiki's Corner?" My nephews call me Aunt Kiki and I love that too.

Please, Respect Your Private Spaces...Oiy!

I thought of ya'll today!
On this my first day back in the classroom day! It was a blog moment for sure.

Oh, how I have missed being in the classroom!
(I realize that I have used exclamation points after every sentence so far! Deal with it!)

I had several , "I can't believe they are paying me to do this" moments.
(Spoken like my first day back in the classroom, right? I know tomorrow may be different but for today it was pure delight!)

Anyway, since I am stepping in halfway through the year, I felt it was important to lay down the law, so to speak. So, I set out to explain my classroom rules to the students.
(I am blessed to be teaching computer classes for Freshman through Seniors).

I began explaining Respect and Responsibility when it happened. Respect your teacher, respect each other....yada yada and then intending to say, "Respect each other's private spaces," I mistakenly said, "Respect each other's private areas." Oh, yes I did! Way to go new teacher...that only took 10 minutes!

Good news, what I said only registered with a few students. I could tell because they snickered a bit. Horrified by my faux paux I just kept on going, completely trying to ignore what I had just said. Note to self, use the word "spaces" in my next 4 classes! Oiy!

It was a wonderful day. I got to see my Rachel 3 times in the hall and I got to see several students who I was blessed to teach when they were sophomores...and who are now seniors. Where does the time go?

It was a day to remember...
as long as we ll remember to just please respect each other's private spaces, okay?


Homesteader in Training said...

Oh that is too funny my friend. Open mouth insert foot! I do it all the time. LOL.
Hugs to you.

Melanie said...

Oh, my, Kristi.... too funny! One thing about it, though.. you'll never forget your first day back in the classroom! ;)

I hope Rachel's been feeling better this week. I've been praying!

Tracy said...

Oh, that is classic! What a keeper. Way to keep going as if nothing was out of the ordinary. lol ; ) Thanks for the giggle!

ilovemy5kids said...

Too funny! I hope you have a wonderful and lots more funny days! The students probably needed something to laugh about as well. :)

Sheryl said...

Kristi, that is too funny! I'm glad to hear teaching is going well. I can't believe my year is half over already!

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Heather said...

Oh to funny but also embarrassing at the same time. Least you won't ever forget your 1st day back in the classroom!!!!

bp said...

That is hillarious! Thank you for the laugh!

Colored With Memories said...

oh my! that is too funny!

what did rachel say?

Beth in NC said...

LOL!!! I'm surprised the kids didn't throw you under the bus on that one!


I'm guessing Rachel had a good day.


Deanna said...

very funny!

so neat that you can see your daughter through out the school day too!

blessings to you & your fam!
In Him, Deanna
PS- like all my exclamation points!! lol :O)

Kathy S. said...

What a blessing to have influence in the lives of highschoolers today. God bless you! I am glad to hear that His faithful hand is upholding you, and giving you all you need.