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Visiting the Texas State Capitol

The second day we were in Austin, TX we decided to visit the Texas State Capitol. Way up at the top of the dome is Lady Liberty. Madison is posing as lady liberty in front of the Capitol. The original Lady Liberty is on…

Learning Texas History at the Bullock Museum  

Madison loves US history and World history, and even though Texas history is still US history, she has not really been interested in learning all of it in depth. So when we decided to go to Austin, TX for a couple of days I…

November 2016 Gifted Homeschooling Update

This post may contain affliate links. Please see my disclosure policy for more details. Thankfully November was slower than September and October. Not entirely by choice though, Jeff and I came down with awful colds at the end of the month and life kind…

Why My Daughter Cannot Go to School

Madison attended public school for Kinder and First Grade. She was miserable. For both grades. I see pictures pop up on my newsfeed for the Facebook memories and during that time she is always sleeping. She was exhausted. I would even go as far…

All Children Deserve to Grow

Sometimes it may seem like some children need less help than others.  Some children give the perception that they ‘have it made.’ When this perception is made, two things generally tend to occur: 1. The expectations put on them are so high that there…

CBS Scorpion is an Inspiration for Gifted Children

We are enjoying the second season of Scorpion on CBS. The current season has hit home as a parent of gifted child. Why? Because with the action and far fetched plot that appeal to the ‘general public,’ this TV series has much more of…

Unidentified Gifted Children 

What happens to unidentified gifted children when they become adults? What happens when they don’t understand why they are different? Why they can’t identify with their peers? Why they feel weird? Why they seem like they are trouble because they do not comply with…

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