Back to school time is quickly approaching. I wish the month of October would move as quickly as August is moving!!! Just saying. Woe is me, I have already had my back to school nightmares which get more bizarre each year I teach. I’m blessed to have summer vacation and if I complain about going … More #getyateachon That’s My Next Book!!!!
Sydney’s new wake up time this summer is 4:30 am! Hello summer and thank you Jesus I’m a teacher on summer vacation. I made a bucket list of things to do and I haven’t been able to check off many things from the list. I think that it took the first two weeks of summer … More Halfway There
If you asked me last year if I was returning to teaching I wasn’t sure of my answer at the time. This time last year I wasn’t sure if Harrison, Sydney and I would still be living in Delaware. My passion to be an autism advocate, and work with special needs families is a full … More To Teach Or Not To Teach
Ms. Copher, I am tired. Ms. Copher, it’s so hot. Ms. Copher I need to go to the bathroom. Ms. Copher when do we eat lunch? That was just the first five minutes of field day. Year 24 of teaching is almost over for me and this has been one of my most rewarding … More How To Survive Field Day
A few weeks ago I was working with a high school student on a writing assignment. For a moment I thought to myself that I would love to teach high school English. Then Harrison walked into the room with some major attitude and Sydney was following behind him with some girl drama and I was … More #complainingteacher
Yesterday my friend Cindy shared a post about the frustration all mothers deal with and that is laundry. I don’t think empty laundry baskets exist, unless you just bought one from Target, or it is empty because you just put all of the clothes in the washing machine. It is good to know we are … More Did You Notice A Trend?
If you need a laugh or a quick pick me up. Then you need to visit a first grade classroom. If you need some honest answers to your questions, ask a first grader. What I love most about kids especially the younger kids. Is that they are so naive and brutally honest. Here is a … More Funny Things First Graders Say