Dear Teacher, My Gifted Child is in Your Class

Friday, August 21, 2015

Dear Teacher, Welcome back to school. My child is so happy to be in your class this year. We know you are a wonderful and dedicated teacher and…

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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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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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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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#8 Gifted Students Have Unique Learning Needs That Must Be Met

Friday, August 22, 2014

Susan and Doug Blanchard live in a small town in the Midwest, and they are the parents of three daughters.  Rosie is 3 years old, Annie is 7…

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Griswold Christmas Vacation Meets Homeward Bound

Sunday, December 29, 2013

“If you didn’t have bad luck, you wouldn’t have any luck at all” is what my mom always told me….and it seems true today. A few days ago,…

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One Spoonful of Peas: Parenting a Gifted Child with Emotional Intensities

Monday, December 9, 2013

SENG, Emotional Intensity in Gifted Children “Giftedness has an emotional as well as intellectual component. Intellectual complexity goes hand in hand with emotional depth. Just as gifted children’s…

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