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The 8 Great Gripes of Gifted Parents

by Ben Koch and Emily VR

In one of our courses for parents of gifted students, we spend a session on “the 8 great gripes of gifted kids” as presented by Jim Delisle and Judy Galbraith in their landmark book,  2,422 more words

Parent Perspectives

Write Your Own Success Story

When our family started our journey of discovery regarding giftedness we were unaware of how many aspects of our life would be changed. To say that it has transported us to a whole new way of life would be an understatement. 1,290 more words

Gifted Education

Raising Readers

Books will always hold a sacred space in our household. When I think about moving the first thing I dread is the weight of all those boxes filled to the flaps with mysteries, adventures, love stories, and more. 1,056 more words

Gifted Education

Infant Intensity

Babies can be a lot to handle. The crying, the nursing, the feeding, the sleepless nights, the diapers…it is a seemingly endless cycle of needs that parents have to stay on top of. 947 more words

Gifted Education

Rethinking Maths Struggles

Growing up I was ahead of the curve in many areas of my life and struggled terribly in others. I was years ahead in literacy but I also failed basic maths multiple times. 1,783 more words

Gifted Education

Review: Story of the World: Part I

Creating an education plan for my son has been painful. One of the things that makes gifted children so different from regular kids is their asynchronous development. 797 more words

Gifted Education

Gifted or Impostor -- Living With Asynchrony In Your Kids and Yourself

If you’re gifted, does that mean that you’re always smart? And everything comes easily? All of the time?

Naaah.

But, that can be the expectation. Yours. 558 more words