It has been exactly three months and ten days since I had this incredible moment in my life:Hi, little buddy! Happy birthday!I remember everything about the moment I saw my sweet little boy for the first time. I remember feeling an overwhelming sense of gratitude that my husband and I were charged with the rearing of this little baby boy. In that moment, there was nothing else that mattered. Continue Reading
Should we give college players a quarter back?
"All of the mistakes (the young) make are in the direction of excess...""People who are older...are stingy; for one of the necessitites is money and at the same time they know from experience that it is difficult to acquire and easy to lose."-Aristotle, On Rhetoric Book 2Rawr.I often joke with my students that had centuries and sexual preferences not separated us, Aristotle would've been my man. Continue Reading
Stiviano Suggests Sterling is not a Secretariat (and other such alliterative statements)
Sitting in the small exceptional education closet, talking with a behavior specialist, I could have never anticipated the epiphany I would soon have about my own naivety."Does he curse in your classroom?""Well, not at me, but I have certainly heard him curse inside of my classroom. Although, that is the least of my worries."The behavior specialist stopped and stared with a puzzled look on Continue Reading