Gifted Children: The Differences are Real

Monday, October 19, 2015

Gifted children. A whole lot has been written about them, and I’ve done my share of putting information out there about the ups and the downs of life…

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Envy and Your Gifted Child

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

It All Starts at an Early Age At 18 months of age, he could identify all of his colors, the primary ones as well as most of the…

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“Teacher, that’s not quite right!”

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

When Gifted Children Challenge Authority and Their Teachers Oh boy!  Here comes one of those steep, steep slopes on the raising-a-gifted-child roller coaster. It is that scary ascent…

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Peers–Enriching the Social Life of Your Gifted Child

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

What is life without friends? Children and adults alike need and want true and lasting friendships, but for the gifted child, finding a friend who she can relate…

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Yes, My Gifted Child is a Know-It-All: A Case for Acceleration

Thursday, September 17, 2015

“Mom, I swear, they must have put me in remedial math. I am the only one who knows what is going on—I know everything!”   This was my…

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Your Gifted Child and the Gift of Gab

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Loquacious   Storyteller   Chatty   Talkative   Garrulous   Motormouthed Could a high-verbal output (a.k.a., talking a lot) be a sign of giftedness? Many professionals who study…

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It’s a Funny Thing: A Gifted Child’s Sense of Humor

Thursday, September 10, 2015

What did the constipated ketchup say? Must-turd.   Have you ever wondered who makes up all of the jokes we hear nearly every day? The classics, the riddles,…

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The Gifted Lagniappe Series

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Lagniappe is a Cajun French word that means a little something extra, a little extra gift, a bonus, or something more—kinda like getting a 13th donut when you paid…

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I’m Not THAT Parent

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

I’m not THAT parent. Having a gifted child, an intellectually gifted child, does not make me THAT parent. There is no need to sound the alarm and send…

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Workplace Bullying and the Gifted Adult

Monday, August 24, 2015

Bullying. Hearing the word brings to mind the schoolyard bullies many of us encountered on the playground, in the classroom, and even in our own neighborhoods. Those who…

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