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When Your Gifted Child is Yin to Your Yang: 4 Tips for Supporting the Scattered Gifted Child

Sitting on the right side of the couch, meet Mother Yang: highly intellectual, neat and tidy, everything organized and categorized, runs her home business like clockwork, a bit of a perfectionist, and is never late for an appointment. 684 more words


#Day 57: Too Lazy To Wake Up yeah? Think Not (June 14, 2015)

I had to literally stop myself from nodding in amazement as I listened to what my Sunday school kids had in their minds when I asked them to cite what they think are some big problems that we are facing right now. 389 more words

365 Days Of Blessings And Beyond

All the chances I can stand

Lei is out of school even though school isn’t out yet.

On Monday I took her to a very fancy doctor who took an extensive history of Lei’s hives, repeated colds and stomach problems, examined her, and then told me to toughen up and force her to go to school even when she says she feels sick. 1,254 more words


Three Truths To Remember When You Are Feeling Worthless

SOURCE:  Mark Merrill

“The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.”

When Henry David Thoreau came to this conclusion, I’m afraid he may have gotten it right. 308 more words


Searching for Meaning: A Parent Book Review

by Emily VR

When your kids worry about the meaning of life, what do you do?

We all ask ourselves existential questions at some point.  When those questions come from my kids, sometimes I’m prepared.  880 more words

Parent Perspectives

Our recent focus on giftedness, differentiation. So many unanswered questions/ Focus #1

The purpose of this post was to reflect on my thinking and questions after the talk about ‘gifted and talented’ by Pelissa and Lynne during the staff meeting. 1,561 more words

Focus 1

Focus #1: Giftedness/Differentiation

My focus description:

This year I would like to liaise more closely with teachers so that:

  • existing online resources are more relevant and support differentiation…
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