Tag: Parenting

Summer Texas State Road Trip Part III: San Antonio Continued – August 2019

After leaving the San Antonio River Walk, we headed to Natural Bridge Caverns. Natural Bridge Caverns is one of the largest caverns in Texas. The views on the tour were astonishing. I wore my hiking sandals for this tour which happen to be the… Continue Reading “Summer Texas State Road Trip Part III: San Antonio Continued – August 2019”

Summer Texas State Road Trip Part III: Padre Island & San Antonio – August 2019

Every summer, The Padre Island National Seashore does ridley turtle releases. Click HERE for more details on this wonderful event. This had been on my bucket list for a couple of years. You cannot predict the timing since you cannot predict when turtles will… Continue Reading “Summer Texas State Road Trip Part III: Padre Island & San Antonio – August 2019”

Physics Fest 2019

Earlier in April we traveled down to College Station, TX for Physics Fest at A&M. When we went last year we found out that Madison isn’t really into physics. 😂 But…she really likes the group we hang out with and socializing so we decided… Continue Reading “Physics Fest 2019”

College versus Kindergarten and Radical Acceleration

When Madison started community college I had a fear she wouldn’t like it. I knew it was the right choice, but I was still concerned. She hated Kindergarten and First grade. When she started homeschooling in Second grade we did a lot of hands… Continue Reading “College versus Kindergarten and Radical Acceleration”

My Favorite Blogs

I wanted to share my top three favorite blogs from people who provide a wealth of great information and share from their hearts. My favorite blog regarding giftedness is The Common Mom Facebook Twitter My favorite blog for homeschooling is The Homeschool Mom Blog… Continue Reading “My Favorite Blogs”

The Gifted Child: Being Taught By Others

I have to admit one of the hardest aspects of parenting a gifted child is finding teachers and coaches that understand my child and lift her up versus squashing her. I have found they are rare and few between. For awhile I felt like… Continue Reading “The Gifted Child: Being Taught By Others”

Our Week of Gifted Homeschooling 1/5/15-1/10/15

I was hoping after the trying week we had last week that this week would be better. And thankfully it was. We began our activities and I think that helped a lot. This week was fun for both of us. Madison enjoyed learning and… Continue Reading “Our Week of Gifted Homeschooling 1/5/15-1/10/15”

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?”

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”

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