Category: Gifted

My Favorite Blogs

I wanted to share my top three favorite blogs from people who provide a wealth of great information and share from their hearts. My favorite blog regarding giftedness is The Common Mom Facebook Twitter My favorite blog for homeschooling is The Homeschool Mom Blog…

Raising a Gifted Child and the Perception of Hothousing

Madison loves learning. Madison learns things very quickly that she is interested in. Madison loves seeing her progress and is very competitive. This does not equal me hothousing her. It equals me providing opportunities for her to learn, how she wants to learn. I…

The Love of Learning With Homeschooling

Jeff just finished reading The Story of the World Volume One to Madison this evening. Volume One is Ancient Times. Next, they will move on to Volume Two, which is the Middle Ages. I try my best to keep up with the Homeschool Facebook…

The Perks of Homeschooling and the Stereotype of Socialization Issues

I know many people think that homeschooling is a radical approach. Honestly, I didn’t, but I never considered it. My daughter always craved learning and so I ‘homeschooled’ her until she went to Kindergarten. There is a huge difference between homeschooling and hothousing. Hothousing…

The Gifted Child and Sensory Overload- When is it Too Much?

I will admit I saw the articles pass by on how to handle the holidays with a gifted child and I didn’t read them. Hindsight is always 20/20 and I tend to learn the hard way. We had a very busy November and December…

Asynchronism: The Gifted Child Flipping a Switch

I think the hardest part of raising and teaching a highly gifted child is asynchronism. One moment she’s so mature and talking as if she is 20 and the very next second she is clapping and dancing around as if she was 3. I…

The Gift of Curiosity

Madison has been a self driven learner since she was born. I didn’t fully realize how much until she was 18 months old and recited her ABC’s on her own and sang anything she heard on her own from memory. From Twinkle Twinkle Little…

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