Gifted. The word itself is loaded, and confusing. For this post, I’ll go with what I feel to be the most accurate definition of “gifted.” From the National Association for Gifted Children, “Gifted… — Read on medium.com/gifted/why-parenting-a-gifted-child-is-lonely-e64f4d2b2b7f
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A good blog post on adult Giftedness!
Disciplining Smart Kids | Global #gtchat Powered by TAGT
43 participants and attendees from 22 states, D.C., and 5 countries joined us this week at Global #gtchat Powered by TAGT on Twitter to discuss disciplining smart kids! So often, discipline is confused with punishment which should not be the intent. Discipline should serve as a teachable moment. Gifted children know when others are trying… —Continue reading “Disciplining Smart Kids | Global #gtchat Powered by TAGT”
Executive Function is Critical for Children!
3 Gifts, one shopping site!
Well, it is Small Business Saturday so I offering some options you might really like! First, if you have a beginning reader at home, 4-8 year olds will enjoy the cute characters in this book that teaches long and short vowel sounds. Second, if you are a mom who is thinking about your parenting, thisContinue reading “3 Gifts, one shopping site!”
A Gifted Child Journal
Do you have a child 8-18 who has trouble telling you what she/he thinks? Is your child going through the stage where he is trying to decide how he feels about different things? If your child can write in sentence, a journal may be an appropriate gift. This journal has guided prompts to respond toContinue reading “A Gifted Child Journal”
A Gifted Child Mom Journal
Do you keep a journal? Many moms keep a journal to track their own diet, business, or mental awareness goals. Journals are available online as well as in handy little hard copies to slip into your purse or diaper bag. Mom journals become the inspiration for new businesses, a diary of their hopes and dreams,Continue reading “A Gifted Child Mom Journal”
Want your children to succeed? Then dial back on trying to “rescue” them.
As a gifted child mom, I know how much you want to provide every opportunity for your bright children. They may learn quickly and with little repetition. They may be artistic or play a musical instrument before they even started school. But ask yourself honestly. Do you let your children struggle and persist? If theyContinue reading “Want your children to succeed? Then dial back on trying to “rescue” them.”
Helping Kids Build Resilience to Shame — Free Spirit Publishing Blog
By William T. Mulcahy, LPC, NCC, CEAP, author of the Zach Rules series As I’ve been thinking about writing this post about helping kids overcome shame, I’ve been struggling to capture my thoughts about the issue. Based on my experiences, there is nothing harder to deal with as a therapist, as a parent—and it would […]Continue reading “Helping Kids Build Resilience to Shame — Free Spirit Publishing Blog”
Give Yourself a Birthday Gift!
I am amazed at how hard Moms work to give their children the most memorable of birthday gifts and parties. For previous generations, gifts were fewer and farther between. Often it was ONE gift, not the entire Amazon toy section. My father was born in 1915. When he was 4, he and his brother, whoContinue reading “Give Yourself a Birthday Gift!”