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Peanut's back in town, baby!

Peanut is back in town, baby! Our crazy cat is now back in Florida and, seemingly, doing well.

As backstory, when our house was overcrowded with too many people and too many pets, Peanut’s quirks ratcheted up to high-strung territory. 244 more words

Exploring Existential Depression

 “Existential depression may be characterized by a unique sense of hopelessness in feeling that our lives may actually be meaningless.”

~ John M. Grohol, Psy.D.

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Guest Post - Depression is an affliction of the gifted

I certainly did not plan to post this morning, but given the news yesterday about the passing of a great talent, artist, and human being, I thought I would just throw out a few thoughts. 853 more words


Gifted = Elitist. Really?!

I’ve been hearing recently that gifted equates to elitist. This is nothing new for us parents with gifted children being “accused” of being elitist by those outside of the gifted community. 997 more words


Reflections on Apprenticeship 2014

By Min-Ling Li

Min-Ling is IEA’s Apprenticeship Program Coordinator. IEA’s residential summer Apprenticeship Program links gifted high school students from across the country with mentors who advance each participant’s skills through the application of knowledge and exposure to real world experiences. 484 more words


Approaching Normal and Heart Palpitations

For the past fifteen years more or less I have homeschooled my children most years. The few that we didn’t were pretty much disastrous for everyone. 714 more words