Month: May 2016

What We’re Doing Now – Science 

Up until now, we have solely been using the science curriculum from Moving Beyond the Page. We have really liked it and Madison has learned a lot, but I also skipped some of the basics throughout, because it wasn’t the right season or because…

DFW Speech and Debate 

Madison took a summer camp through DFW Speech and Debate last year and loved it. This past Spring she decided she wanted to join the DWF Speech and Debate Club. To join, you needed to have participated in a summer camp and had to…

American Heritage Girls Awards Ceremony 

Through American Heritage Girls, Madison has officially bridged from a Tenderheart to an Explorer. She earned many badges and her Sacagewa Level Award.  American Heritage Girls has had such a wonderful impact on Madison and our family. She has has grown and learned and…

Colorado – A Vacation to Remember 

Last month we decided to switch things up a bit and take a quick vacation to Colorado Springs, CO. It is my birthplace and I loved going back to visit when I as a child, so we decided to take advantage of the off…

Underachievement and the Gifted Child

Madison is an over achiever. She has made life easy. I say easy, but I will also say it’s exhausting to keep up. I blog about her the most, because she’s the only one I have at home. But I also l know what…

The Curse of Giftedness 

What happens when you aren’t educated on giftedness and do not even realize there is such a thing? When you end up having one child on top of the world and a another in the clouds?  When after becoming educated, you realize how much…

What Makes A Difference?

      In think the majority of gifted individuals struggle with how they really can make a difference in their daily lives. We all have our boundaries, but we still have that burning need within us and our children to make a difference.  How…

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