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With so much recent criticism and outright condemnation of highly competitive colleges, you might wonder why anyone would bother to apply. After all, with acceptance rates lower than 10%, and a brutal admissions process, why subject your child to the stress...and likely rejection? Media commentary aptly warns about the highly competitive [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
Source: Gifted Challenges
You may have been told that you ought to keep quiet about your intelligence and your achievements. You may have been told that others will feel bad if you express enthusiasm for something that you know. You may have been … Continue reading → [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source: Your Rainforest Mind
If you haven’t heard of Kate Hudson’s absolutely adorable line of “athleisure” wear – meaning athletic wear that is actually stylish – well, you may be living under a rock. The brand has soared to incredible heights in just three years, amassing $250 million in sales and being compared to [...]
Tue, Jun 20, 2017
Source: Braver Than You Believe
Highlights of the WeekOur summer has officially started! Smarty quite enjoyed staying up late, sleeping in, and having freedom to do what she pleases. She stayed home with us while we were working from home, and it worked out reasonably well. It's nice that she is now at the age [...]
Sat, Jun 17, 2017
Source: Planet Smarty Pants
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
To the parents who wish for their child to be gifted. To the teachers who think gifted children should easily excel in school. Or for that matter, to every person who believes being gifted is one of the most awesomest things anyone can hope to be: Sorry, giftedness is not quite [...]
Mon, Mar 13, 2017
Source: Crushing Tall Poppies
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
This month's guest blogger is Sarah Reeder. Enjoy! We're in the thick of winter rains when I pick my daughter up from school. She's been crying. Something happened at school today. Instead of this isolated incident, her explanation is told as a lifetime of hurting. Even the children [...]
Mon, Aug 01, 2016
Source: Hoagies Bits
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!
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
I'm participating today in the Hoagies Gifted Blog Hop, on gifts without buying. [...]
Mon, Nov 24, 2014
Source: Parenting Gifted Kids
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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