LEGO® and the Gifted Visual-Spatial Child

Sunday, June 1, 2014

    LEGO®   Is there not a more perfect toy?  Boys, girls, toddlers, children and adults – everyone loves LEGO®!  I would venture to claim that LEGO®…

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Let Them Know They are Gifted

Monday, May 19, 2014

Although my youngest gifted son is 14 years old now, I feel as though I have many more years of parenting experience behind me than I do ahead…

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Gifted Advocacy and Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Non-confrontational, a little shy, avoids uncomfortable conversations, rule-follower – not exactly the most optimal personality type the parent of a gifted child would need to ford the deep,…

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It Just Takes Time

Monday, April 14, 2014

Time.  It is something we sometimes want more of, and sometimes less as when we want it to go by quicker.  Time heals and time hurts.  Time can…

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A Mother’s Letter to Her Gifted Child

Sunday, April 6, 2014

  My child, my wonderfully different child, I love you.  Above all else, I love you.  From the moment you were born, I knew that you were different,…

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My Gifted Child, You’ve Been CHOPPED

Monday, March 31, 2014

My Gifted Child: “Mom, did you use unsalted butter on my bread?  You know I don’t like unsalted butter; it just tastes so flat and lends no flavor…

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NO! For the Last Time, NOT Every Child is Gifted!

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

  Not every child is  gifted!  Every child is special, every child has gifts, but NOT every child is  gifted! Please read this and try to understand. Read, understand…

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The Burdens of Gifted Children

Thursday, March 6, 2014

    Gifted children have an unusual cross to bear; most of society sees giftedness as–well, as a gift, but gifted children most often see it is a…

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My Child is Gifted: Do You Think I’m Bragging Now?

Thursday, February 6, 2014

My son is gifted. She’s gifted. All three of my children are gifted. You just can’t say this to anyone, you know! These are loaded declarations that you…

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Could Your Child Be a Visual Learner?

Sunday, January 26, 2014

The following is a guest post by Sheila Gingras.  She is the mother of a highly gifted, visual-spatial teenage daughter.   Is your child a whiz at Lego…

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