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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… Continue Reading “Why My Daughter Cannot Go to School”

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… Continue Reading “All Children Deserve to Grow”

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… Continue Reading “CBS Scorpion is an Inspiration for Gifted Children”

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… Continue Reading “Unidentified Gifted Children “

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… Continue Reading “I Am Amazed “

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… Continue Reading “Our Week of Gifted Homeschooling – The Second Week in February 2015”

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… Continue Reading “Misdiagnosing Gifted Children With ADHD”

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… Continue Reading “The Gifted Child and Sensory Overload- When is it Too Much?”

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