Early Childhood Precociousness is Not an Indication of Giftedness

A friend recently forwarded to me an article on giftedness and it talks about a subject that I think is very relevant today, especially with the increasing awareness that parents have on early childhood development. Many parents have clued in on early enrichment and the impact it can have on a child’s development. Add to thatContinue reading “Early Childhood Precociousness is Not an Indication of Giftedness”

Books: Advice from Teens on Growing Up Gifted

Being gifted is tough. It is also tough being the parents of a gifted child. To help gifted children and parents of gifted children understand what to expect growing up gifted, Robert A Schultz (Ph.D) and James R Delisle (Ph.D) have published the book: If I’m So Smart, Why Aren’t the Answers Easy? It is based on surveys from more than 5,000Continue reading “Books: Advice from Teens on Growing Up Gifted”

Exploring Giftedness – Is My Child Gifted? So What if he is?

Giftedness. Genius. Brilliant Minds. This is a topic I have been wrestling with for a while. Why the conflict? When I embarked on this early development journey with my two boys, I had embraced the idea that any child could be made into a genius with the right nurture. Yet, as I observe the wayContinue reading “Exploring Giftedness – Is My Child Gifted? So What if he is?”

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