Category: Gifted

Madison’s Gifted Educational Jumps

During the time I have homeschooled Madison I have noticed that she makes major educational jumps. They are hard to explain. When she learns things she ‘jumps’ five times ahead of what she’s learned. They aren’t just jumps, they’re big jumps. I’ve had to…

Jumping Through Hoops

Madison loves to create. Especially when it comes to nature. She builds things with mud and leaves and sticks. Someday I am sure I’ll understand why she has done this since she could walk. But for now I don’t try to make sense of…

Finding Your Child’s Tribe

Having a child that isn’t like other children her age is challenging. Not only it is challenging for them intellectually, it is challenging emotionally and socially. And thus, it’s challenging for a parent to meet all of those needs. Especially at one time. Madison…

Fulfilling Our Civic Duty

Originally posted on A Homeschool Mom:
“The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government…” Mid-terms are upon us and it’s time to turn our attention to the voting booth. As citizens of this constitutional republic, wherein…

The Straw That Broke the Camel’s Back

When Madison went to public school I saved all of her papers. Every single one. It’s a good thing she only attended Kinder and First Grade. 😉 I went though all of these papers recently to throw away the ones that I didn’t want…

Gifted Homeschool Curriculum Update October 2018

This year we are keeping things pretty straight forward as far as classes go. Madison is taking  Prealebra 2, and then Intro to Algebra A, Critical Reading and Writing, Biology, World Geography, and Philosophy. She is also continuing Wordly Wise Book 8. So far this year…

Homeschooling a Radically Accelerated Profoundly Gifted Child

Raising Madison has been a trip. She’s a trip. There’s no other way to explain it really. In a nutshell, I had no idea what I was getting myself into when I agreed to homeschool her. I had no idea what she could accomplish…

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