Gifted Children: What Parents Want Teachers to Know

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Gifted children are misunderstood and so very often miseducated, and they may even be bullied, envied and shunned. Being gifted is not at all what many people believe it to…

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Gifted Relationships. The Silver Lining in the Gifted Storm

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Giftedness can seem as though it is an inherent gift all would love to have. Yet, gifted advocates, teachers of gifted students, professionals who work with gifted individuals…

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Gifted Children: Our Five-Leaf Clovers

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Four-Leaf Clovers—a Symbol of all Things Good Four-leaf clovers are an atypical variation of clover which can infrequently be found hidden among the more common three-leaf clovers in…

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I’m a Mom of a Gifted Child

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Reflections on guilt, t-shirts, loneliness, heartache and fitting in Who would have thought that cleaning out my gifted child’s closet—sorting through the keepsakes, the clothes to donate, and…

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My Gifted Family: My Quirky Sense of Humor and Their Emotional Sensitivities

Monday, May 18, 2015

Pranksters, jokesters and comedians. I grew up in a quirky family full of them, and we would continually try to outdo each other with the next great prank…

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Education Week Commentary

Friday, May 15, 2015

One of my articles was featured in Education Week–“Gifted Education Is About the Whole Child“.

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My Guest Post at Through a Stronger Lens

Sunday, May 10, 2015

I wrote a guest post for Nikki Linn for her blog, Through a Stronger Lens–Seeing the World Through Gifted Eyes. Nikki writes such touching, revealing and honest posts about…

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I Have a Gifted Kid and I Will No Longer Be Ashamed

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Yes, I have gifted children—born, not made. And I will no longer be ashamed to say my kids are gifted. I’m a former public school teacher turned homeschooling…

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It’s All About the Grades

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

It’s a Punch in the Gut and not a Pat on the Back Why is it all about the academic output—the grades, the achievement, the scores? As a…

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My Guest Post Over at My Little Poppies

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

I wrote a guest post for Cait at the wonderful blog, My Little Poppies.  Cait and I realized that there are many of us former public school teachers who…

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