Nearly every parent hopes and dreams that their child will be the smartest in his or her class, or gifted in some way. Perhaps he will be the next child prodigy who graduates college at age twelve. Or maybe she'll be the 15-year-old who sells her start-up for millions. There's even an entire market that panders to parents hoping to raise... Read more »
Over the years, I would inevitably get a phone call from the school as the Holiday season approached. I knew my daughter would get overly excited and anxious, causing her worst behavior traits to be exposed. She would be easily upset over something minor and burst into tears, and she would be very fidgety. I... Read more »
A large percentage of marriages end in divorce. I have heard that going through a divorce is almost like experiencing a death in the family. It is in fact the death of a union of two people and the impact it has on children can be devastating.
If you have a gifted child it can add much... Read more »
It can be so great to have a gifted child, but it can also be a challenge. Over the years, I've learned some things through trial and error as the parent of a gifted daughter. Parenting is the most difficult job in the world, so I'm hoping my insights may help you have a more peaceful experience... Read more »
I truly believe that all children are gifted. Qualities like shooting a basketball into a hoop, being easygoing as well as a myriad of others can be termed “gifted.” But the particular “gift” that my daughter possesses is that her brain processes information very quickly. She catches on to concepts, facts -- you name it -- in a... Read more »