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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…

I Am Amazed 

I went back through my prior posts tonight and I am amazed at how I have evolved this past year. I have gone through so many different thought processes. The biggest accomplishment I have made this year for myself, is letting go of the…

Our Week of Gifted Homeschooling – The Second Week in February 2015

This week was full of hands on learning and fun activities. Madison attended a robotics homeschool class at our local Science museum. It is a part classroom learning environment with hands on activities and learning out in the museum. She always learns a lot…

Why is Advocating for my Gifted Child Important?

Originally posted on Incredible Journey of Giftedness:
I remember seeing a tweet on Twitter from a gifted adult and she said, ‘I wish my parents hadn’t asked me why I couldn’t just be normal’ repeatedly as I grew up. This tweet hit home, because…

Misdiagnosing Gifted Children With ADHD

I have heard of many teachers who suggest parents of gifted children should have their child tested for ADHD. I challenge every teacher to watch this video and make sure they are very well informed before suggesting a gifted child be tested. It could…

My Real Gift

Originally posted on EcoScienceGirl: The Blog:
Technically speaking, I am profoundly gifted. My IQ is several standard deviations, not just above the norm, but beyond the “gifted” cut-off as well. I am also autistic, falling under the category of high-functioning Asperger’s syndrome and including…

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…

The Sacred and the Mundane

The Sacred and the Mundane.

Why Parents of Gifted Children are Turning to Homeschooling

Originally posted on Modern Homeschooling:
Tell someone that your child is gifted and they’ll probably roll their eyes. They might wait until you’re not looking, but eyes will roll. Tell someone that your child is at risk for not finishing high school, more likely…

Wading Through the Tide – Advice Needed

Madison has been ‘off’ this week. All of her quirks and sensitivities are in full throttle mode. I have been wracking my brain to figure out why. Life is much harder for everyone when she is like this, so figuring out the triggers is…

Why is Advocating for my Gifted Child Important?

I remember seeing a tweet on Twitter from a gifted adult and she said, ‘I wish my parents hadn’t asked me why I couldn’t just be normal’ repeatedly as I grew up. This tweet hit home, because Madison wasn’t even 4 years old yet,…

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