Tag: Giftedness

The Crazy Fun of November

I realize I am a bit behind on posts and need to catch up before the New Year! The holidays have been a whirlwind of fun! Madison is an extrovert and is always wanting to be on the go and be around people. I… Continue Reading “The Crazy Fun of November”

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… Continue Reading “Asynchronism: The Gifted Child Flipping a Switch”

A Whole New Outlook on Parenting a Highly Gifted Child

Parenting Madison brings a whole new definition to parenting. I am very grateful she is my child. I am envious of the outlook she has on life. If I had the insight she does or have had the trust that I have in her….… Continue Reading “A Whole New Outlook on Parenting a Highly Gifted Child”

Being Human

The best part of being human is being able to recognize your mistakes and to rectify them and learn from them going forward. Madison recently moved from Second Grade to Third Grade. Normally, in a classroom setting she would start the Third Grade year… Continue Reading “Being Human”

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… Continue Reading “The Gift of Curiosity”

Homeschooling a Gifted Child is an Evolving Process

I thought I had it all figured out. 🙂 But I was told during my first year of homesçhooling I would be changing my curriculum and figuring things out many times. And they were right. 🙂 Madison is a free spirit that doesn’t like… Continue Reading “Homeschooling a Gifted Child is an Evolving Process”

Summary of Our Gifted Journey

Summary of Our Gifted Journey.

The Gifted Child, the Perfectionist and Art Class

Madison enjoys her extra-curricular activities, especially her art class! Here is Madison at art class: Here’s the breakdown of the gifted child and perfectionism: Madison loves art. Gifted children can be a challenge when it comes to perfectionism. Madison is a perfectionist and she… Continue Reading “The Gifted Child, the Perfectionist and Art Class”

The Fun Stuff – Homeschooling Activities

So by now I realize by my posts that it seems as all we do is formal learning and not a whole lot of fun stuff since I haven’t written about it. 🙂 So here’s the post with some of the fun learning we… Continue Reading “The Fun Stuff – Homeschooling Activities”

Week Two and Three of Gifted Homeschooling 2014

I’m exhausted. My house looks like it was hit by a tornado. But, Madison is speeding along with her schoolwork happily. The things I have learned from week two and three of homeschooling are: 1. There’s absolutely no point in making her do multiple… Continue Reading “Week Two and Three of Gifted Homeschooling 2014”

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