I have been away from the blogging world for over a month. I am still not sure if I am ready to start writing again, but I hope to connect with my readers and start a conversation about peace of mind. My mind seems to be exhausted, short circuited maybe, frazzled for sure. I doContinue reading “Take a Break from Your Circus!”
Category Archives: K-12 education
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?”
The Slightest Scratch Cuts to the Bone
All children feel sadness and pain, but the really bright ones may seem especially intense or sensitive. A young child may wail and have a meltdown over not getting their way, but a gifted child of any age may have a meltdown about things that are experienced less intensely by most people. They can beContinue reading “The Slightest Scratch Cuts to the Bone”
Are you an exhausted gifted child mom?
As a mom and grandmother of gifted children, I understand if you feel overwhelmed by parenting a child with high potential. Bright children seem to also be emotionally extreme, either timid and introverted, or explosive with bouts of great anger or great joy. How you react to their emotional state can determine whether or notContinue reading “Are you an exhausted gifted child mom?”
Does Unstructured Free Time Make You Anxious?
Moms need to destress and let kids free play for their brains.
Play games that teach your child’s brain to solve problems.
You cannot start playing too soon with your children. When you play “peekaboo” with an infant, you are doing it to see their surprised expression and smile when it sees your face again. But what is going on in your child’s brain when you play peekaboo? The phrase “out of sight, out of mind” isContinue reading “Play games that teach your child’s brain to solve problems.”
Developing an organized brain
If you each your child’s brain to organize and manage the world around them, life for them and for you, the gifted child mom, will become easier and more peaceful.
Welcome parents of gifted children!
Hey there! If you found this blog, it is probably because you were searching for answers to parenting questions that most blogs or websites don’t address. If you have a child that has a surprisingly creative streak, an above average vocabulary, and prefers adults or older acquaintances to playing with his or her own peers,Continue reading “Welcome parents of gifted children!”