How To Make A Dream Poster


Parenting gifted children is a challenge in many ways. But it is also exciting. Their intensities and passions are electrifying to be around. But sometimes our kids struggle with wrestling that excitement into a dream for their future. Life happens, the world misunderstands them and slowly they begin to limit their dreams, their passions. This … Continue reading How To Make A Dream Poster

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From the Words of Ian Byrd…


I'm busy preparing for a keynote address and workshop at an event this weekend. As I was researching, I stumbled across this video from Ian Byrd. It's the last 20 minutes of a keynote he did and I LOVE IT! His topic was how gifted kids identify smart with easy and how this happens. So, … Continue reading From the Words of Ian Byrd…

The Social Scene at School: 5 Tips to Help Your Gifted Children


Back to school means a lot of things to a lot of people. For some of our gifted kiddos, it means back to the social grind. Many of our gifted children struggle when it comes to making friends. The five tips below can help your gifted children feel more comfortable in the social aspects of … Continue reading The Social Scene at School: 5 Tips to Help Your Gifted Children

Homeschooling and LD and Falling Through the Cracks Oh My!


When I was a kid, I went to public schools, but they did me no service. I was not diagnosed as having a learning disability until my senior year of college. I knew our girls had strengths and weaknesses, and they needed to be addressed. Unfortunately our experience in the public school realm displayed a lack … Continue reading Homeschooling and LD and Falling Through the Cracks Oh My!

Looking for a “gifted” coach?


Did you know that emotional coaching is a highly effective way to reach gifted children? Not only that, but parent coaching can provide parents of gifted children with the insight they need to meet the needs of their gifted kiddos. When I started working with families of gifted children nearly 2 decades ago, I became … Continue reading Looking for a “gifted” coach?

Lots of covers, lots of excitement…


Hi everyone! Happy Wednesday. I, for one, can't wait the week to be over. My oldest is home from college in three short days and I couldn't be more excited. But that isn't what this blog post is about. It's about my shiny new cover. Elana Johnson is helping me out with a cover reveal … Continue reading Lots of covers, lots of excitement…

An Article in Justine Magazine…and some other stuff.


I am so excited to tell you about a new article I've written for Justine Magazine, an amazing magazine for Teen girls. The article is about toxic relationships. Check out a little preview here: The article focuses on the typical toxic friendships that teen girls wind up in, as well as strategies for detangling yourself … Continue reading An Article in Justine Magazine…and some other stuff.