Ten Years of Blessings- Candice Stanford

Gwenda Brown on February 23, 2018

Candice

Ten years of Blessings

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Hello, my name is Candice Stanford.   I am 33 years old and I have worked for CLC since October 2016. I have one son, BJ, who is 17 years old and is a senior at Oxford High School. My favorite thing to do is watch him play sports, but I especially love to watch him play football for the Chargers.  When I am not at work I exercise, shop and play sports.       

I love working with babies; they always amaze me when they start babbling and soon they’re saying their first words…and many words we can’t quite understands. I remember when Daniel said one of his first words at school.  He pointed his finger at another friend in the classroom that was trying to take get his toy and said, “no, no, no!” It was unexpected and hilarious!    I am also amazed, when learning new things such as grasping and holding toys with their hands; before you know it they are doing it with ease. They learn so much while in our class and are very smart. I know this because they begin to realize the difference between right and wrong, and they can understand so much more than they can tell us. Most of our babies take their first steps in our classroom. That is always a day to celebrate. I love our busy creepers. They grow up so fast.

Working with kids is my PASSION! It is just the right job for me.  I love it so much that I get very attached to the babies throughout the year. When it is time to let them go; I don’t want to. I dread it every year; it is the hardest part of the job. 

As much as I love my job, it can be challenging to work with babies.  You have to have patience and a passion to be successful.  My advice to a new teacher is simple, you have to have PATIENCE.   

My favorite bible verse 1 Samues1:27- “For this child I have prayed and Lord has granted the desires of my heart.”   I love this verse because my son is my life and I am very thankful that God blessed me to be a mother.  I love the inspirational quote, “Only I can change my life.  No one can do it for me.”  I think of this because I know if there is anything I want to do in life it has to come from me and nobody else.  

 

 

A few things on my bucket list are

·       Go on a cruise

·       Attend a Streelers game

·       Go on a train ride  

Random Questions

 

 WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? My Aunt

 

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE CLC LUNCH? Green Beans


 WOULD YOU BUNGEE JUMP? No  


 WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE CEREAL? Honey Graham Oh’s


 DO YOU UNTIE YOUR SHOES WHEN YOU TAKE THEM OFF? Sometimes


 WHAT IS THE FIRST THING YOU NOTICE ABOUT PEOPLE? Personality

 

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE ICE CREAM? Chocolate Chip


 RED OR PINK? Red

 

  BLUE OR GREEN? Blue


 IF YOU WERE A CRAYON, WHAT COLOR WOULD YOU BE?  Red

 

WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO? Nothing  


MOUNTAIN HIDEAWAY OR BEACH HOUSE?  Beach House

 

FAVORITE PROGRAM TO WATCH? Football 


FAVORITE SMELLS?   Fruity Smells


SUMMER OR WINTER? Summer


HUGS OR KISSES? Hugs


FAVORITE DESSERT? Chocolate Cookies


WHAT IS THE FARTHEST YOU HAVE BEEN FROM HOME? Canada


WHERE WERE YOU BORN? Tate County