Month: August 2016

Giftedness Matters

There have been several posts that have been written in response to the article Maybe My Child is Gifted. Maybe Not. Maybe it Doesn’t Matter. They are all very well written and worth reading. I will list the links below. When I first read…

All Gifted Kids Just Don’t Memorize Facts

I thought long and hard before posting this. I don’t want to demean gifted children in any way.  See there are several kinds of gifted children as well as those that are 2e. Which means twice exceptional. Which means they are gifted and also…

All Good Things Must Come to an End

Today ended up being an extremely sad day, but it started out as our unofficial first day of school. I take a picture each year the first day public school starts in our area to keep the pictures at the same time throughout the…

When You Read a Post and It Hits Home

I read a lot of posts that come through my email, my Facebook newsfeed and that are tweeted on Twitter. There are some posts that hit more than others. This one hit home because to me it is spot on.  When raising a gifted…

What is Normal?

My normal is not what is ‘normal’ for others. I don’t expect anyone to understand this as much as I don’t understand someone else’s normal that isn’t mine. I have learned to appreciate and accept everyone has a different sense of normal.  And when…

Raising a Gifted Child Isn’t Easy

When I learned the state of Texas classifies gifted students as special needs, I didn’t fully understand what that meant.  Until today.  I have read every book and every article I can. I have tried to learn from those with experience.  But I will…

Our Plan for Gifted Homeschooling 2016-2017

*This post may obtain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure policy for more details. We are embarking on our 3rd year of homeschooling this year. The plan this year is to not have a plan. I had a plan and now it’s scratched. I’m…

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