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Jumping for Heart

T-16 days before program start. Sick with a cold today, no school.

Ben’s school, like most American schools, participates in the annual Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser. 591 more words


Roads not Taken

I think it has been a full month since I have really slept. Most nights are just a long, silent meditation or a raging tempest of indecision. 689 more words


The honest truth

I have recently finished reading the seoncd book by Esther Walker called, “Bad Mother”. It was recommended by a friend who, like me, finds Esther’s honest account of parenthood refreshing. 733 more words

Gifted Children

February Discovery Days at the Perot Museum

Madison’s favorite place to visit (aside from Disney World) is our local Science Museum, the Perot. Each month they feature Discovery Days on the second Saturday of the month where families discover the fun of science together. 440 more words


And the winner is.... Nobody.

Talk.  Chat.  Orate.  Lecture.  Mumble.  Whisper.  Share.  Whatever the method… I love words.  I especially love when words spark conversations.  I think that all things good come from open and frank discussions about the tough issues of parenting, educating, and serving the needs of our gifted and twice-exceptional children.  444 more words

A Little Faith

It’s Sunday evening and the snow continues. I am glad to be home and snuggled with Ben by the fireplace. He is playing Trivia Crack and mercilessly beating most of my friends. 416 more words


The CogAT and Embarrassment

We’re here to talk about the CogAT, but let’s talk about parenting in general for a moment. As a parent, one of your biggest concerns – whether you realize it or not – is that your child will embarrass you. 320 more words