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Category Archives: emotional intensity
Discussing Mass Shootings with Children
After this weekend’s shootings, many parents are wondering how or if they should try to explain the impossible- why do gunmen shoot people? For children with high anxiety or are highly empathetic, hearing that a child died in El Paso can trigger fear. They may not want to go shopping for back to school atContinue reading “Discussing Mass Shootings with Children”
Gifted Challenges: Welcome to gifted parenting: A checklist of emotions
Parenting gifted children, and the emotions parents experience. — Read on giftedchallenges.blogspot.com/2018/07/welcome-to-gifted-parenting-checklist.html
“My tummy hurts”
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”
What do your gifted children BELIEVE about themselves?
What do your children believe about themselves? Regardless of what they are told, self-image is created from within. It is a product of all the comments ever made by parents, friends, and outside “influencers”, but in some children, regardless of what the outside world tells them, their own brain tells them they are not reallyContinue reading “What do your gifted children BELIEVE about themselves?”
Is Your Child Being Bullied? Here Are a Few Ways to Tell
Is Your Child Being Bullied? Here Are a Few Ways to Tell http://freespiritpublishingblog.com/2018/10/01/is-your-child-being-bullied-here-are-a-few-ways-to-tell/ — Read on freespiritpublishingblog.com/2018/10/01/is-your-child-being-bullied-here-are-a-few-ways-to-tell/
Can you be Happy and be a Gifted Child Mom?
Do you watch Ted Talks on YouTube? If not, they are wonderful lectures on many subjects, including parenting. I watched one today I wanted to share with you: Happiness is a very high bar Once upon a time, we expected our children to work by our side, whether in a factory or on the farm,Continue reading “Can you be Happy and be a Gifted Child Mom?”
Emotional Meltdowns and the Gifted Child: What is a Mom Supposed to do?
If my child is so smart, why does he/she act like such a baby?” Part of it is called asynchronous development. That means that one part of your child, their intelligence is not “in sync” with their physical and emotional development. An average six-year-old will look like they are six. They will be similar inContinue reading “Emotional Meltdowns and the Gifted Child: What is a Mom Supposed to do?”