Blogs & Parent Stories
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Who else is running on fumes this holidays?
Who else is running on fumes this holidays? As parents of gifted kids, we’re all spent by this time of the year. How can we make it easier?!
Is parenting gifted kids harder, or just hard?
Is parenting gifted kids harder, or just hard? It’s a big question that can leave parents of high-needs kids feeling inadequate unnecessarily.
The Rage-to-Learn Gifted Child: Meeting Their Needs by Dr Kathryn Murray and Gloria van Donge
How to meet the needs of a gifted child & support their inherent rage to learn -see our guest blog by Dr Kathryn Murray and Gloria van Donge.
Meeting Gifted Learning Needs and Fostering Children’s Effort with Dr. Joanne Foster
In this guest blog, Dr. Joanne Foster talks about how to meet gifted students’ learning needs and how to encourage effort in gifted students.
What does being gifted really mean?
What does being gifted really mean? Let’s look at this through IQ testing, and then other ways of identifying giftedness without IQ tests; ways that are less common and aren’t the current generally accepted way. Maybe that will change in the future.
Gifted Kids Social and Emotional Wellbeing for Learning by Dr Kathryn Murray and Gloria van Donge
Our guest post by Dr Kathryn Murray and Gloria van Donge talks about the social and emotional wellbeing gifted kids need for learning.
How do I find the right therapist for my gifted kid?
Finding the right psychologist or therapist to help our gifted children is hard. Especially when we tend to doubt our parenting, here’s how I do it.
How knowing my gifted kids’ level of giftedness helps me parent.
This blog looks at the ‘levels’ of giftedness created by Dr Deborah Ruf which led her to discover five distinct levels of giftedness.
Gifted kids don’t have learning challenges – wrong!
Gifted kids with a learning challenge/ neurologically diverse are referred to as 2E or twice (or multi) exceptional. In this blog, we dive deeper into what that means.
I thought, help, What IS Gifted?
What is gifted and is my kid gifted? In this blog we talk about what giftedness is all about.
How I learned to chill out as a parent of gifted kids.
Gifted kids love to learn and as parents we fear them missing out – but how do we find the balance with being well rounded?
How I shed the shame about having gifted kids.
What do you say in that awkward conversation when you have to admit you have gifted kids? It’s taboo, it’s hard…
Our Story; deep-diving into gifted
Our world fell into crisis as we watched our eldest child struggle. Then we found out why; they were gifted. This is our story.
A walk in the park
It isn’t easy to break out of a rut but here is our story and a few ideas for putting down the screens and getting into nature.
Love Lost In Translation
Connection is the foundation for happiness, here is how I used the 5 love languages to connect with my child.