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Most gifted children and teens have a heightened sensitivity and an acute awareness of what seems fair and socially just. As a result, distressing events such as those that occurred recently in Charlottesville may hit them particularly hard. As a parent, it is essential to offer the appropriate age-based support [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
Source: Gifted Challenges
Every time we come to visit my family in New Jersey, we are making a point of making a trip to New York City. Before we visited museums, mostly National History and Metropolitan, but this time Smarty was old enough to see her first Broadway show.I am grateful that our [...]
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
Source: Planet Smarty Pants
What if, from the time that you were 2 years old, you were told how smart you were. Over and over. Enthusiastically. By (well-meaning) parents and doting relatives. What if they praised you repeatedly for your many achievements and your … Continue reading → [...]
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
Source: Your Rainforest Mind
Mike Baur decided to leave school early to pursue his dreams of becoming a famous investor and financial advisor. Baur was not the first person to leave college early, and there is expected to be more dropouts after him. He is currently working as a financial investor in Finland. Baur collaborates [...]
Fri, Aug 11, 2017
Source: Braver Than You Believe
This month’s topic for Hoagies’ Gifted Blog Hop is Gifted Elder Issues, and I wasn’t going to join the hop. Seriously, I’m not old. Yes, at the local diner I’ll be old enough to dine from the “seniors” menu at my next birthday, but that’s a whole YEAR [...]
Tue, Aug 01, 2017
Source: Hoagies Bits
Ignorance is bliss. I’ve come across this snippet of a quote through the years without more than a few seconds of consideration to its true meaning or origin, I simply thought it referred to those who know less and are probably happier for knowing less—simple as that. As the mom of [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Crushing Tall Poppies
Kolcraft Tiny Steps 2-in-1 Activity Walker
We love many of the products produced by Kolcraft, but the Tiny Steps baby walker really stood out to us, due to its solid build and highly adjustable design. The Kolcraft Tiny Steps 2-in-1 activity walker offers a really innovative design.  This multi-functioning piece of baby gear is also the most [...]
Thu, Jul 06, 2017
Source: Parenting Gifted Kids
Some of you already know I spend a lot of time thinking about how to communicate with children. I love to think about the economy of language, how many words to say… or not say! Hint: across the board, I find fewer words are better. I like to think of effective [...]
Mon, Jun 05, 2017
Source: Jade Ann Rivera
Life has been a whirlwind the past couple of months. Not just for me, but many others as well. At the end of March, Madison was accepted into the Davidson Young Scholar Program. Along with her testing it has opened many doors and is worth the time it takes to [...]
Thu, Jun 01, 2017
Source: Incredible Journey of Giftedness
Hi Sarah would I be able to get the details of the center from you privately? I would greatly appreciate if you could email me the details. Thank you. I’m glad you finally got the answers on how to assist you child. [...]
Sun, Jan 01, 2017
Source: Elgarmummy.com
Hoagies Blog Hop
Reviewing google search terms that led to my website, I was impressed with how many people actually looked up the term “excitable,” but my favorite search so far was, “i can be spacey but im actually very smart and do notice things others don’t” Well that pretty much sums it up, [...]
Mon, May 30, 2016
Source: Harness Your Power!
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I'm tired of being gifted all the time. I'm sometimes exhausted by this thing inside me that makes me feel the way I feel, and that often even takes my breath away.It's really been quite the ride, and I'm ready to find a rest stop... To [...]
Wed, Mar 11, 2015
Source: OneWorld Gifted
Hope you enjoy it as much as her first book! Can’t wait to hear your report on it. Guess we have to wait, since it’s not due out till July! LikeLiked by 1 person [...]
Tue, Feb 17, 2015
Source: Blue Sage Academy
Thinking of working while homeschooling?  Join author Pamela Price for a February 2015 workshop with SENG.
Originally posted on Red, White & Grew™ with Pamela Price: Above is a screen shot of the first slide* for my upcoming SENGinar on working and homeschooling. I’m very eager to share with you what I’ve learned as a parent and an author, and I hope you’ll join me. Here’s the event [...]
Tue, Feb 03, 2015
Source: Patchwork Poppies
This morning was one of those days. I only managed to get two [interrupted] hours of sleep. I am a lifelong insomniac so I'm pretty good at rolling with the whole sleep deprivation thing with the exception of when I've had close to no sleep and then interrupted sleep. Last [...]
Wed, Nov 19, 2014
Source: My Little Poppies
Parents generally know their children are gifted from a very early age, far before any formal testing is administered or even necessary. Most of us who have babies that are early talkers with sophisticated vocabulary and proper use of grammar mechanics get clued in that our children are different from [...]
Sun, Sep 28, 2014
Source: A Voracious Mind

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