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
Happy Thursday everyone! Today is parent advice day around the blog and I thought I would talk a bit about a recent TV segment I was in. The interview was originally going to be about helping introverted children as they go back to school. At least, that is what I thought. Instead, the host wanted … Continue reading The Benefits of Social Media for Introverted Children
If you search the web for “gifted parent,” you will find many resources aimed at parents of gifted children. It is much harder to find resources to address parenting as a gifted adult. Parenting as a gifted adult can have challenges that relate specifically to the giftedness of the parents. For example, observe how the … Continue reading Some Challenges of Being Gifted and a Parent
The last few weeks have brought several articles on ADHD and its impact on kids. SENG (Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted) had a news release on how it plans to alert pediatricians on the similarities of ADHD and gifted traits (and for this I am grateful). The New York Times released a controversial … Continue reading Gifted, creative, or ADHD?
My article about behavior and being gifted is live on the SENG website. Check it out here: http://www.sengifted.org/articles_parenting/fonseca_seven_strategies.shtml What do you think?
Hey all, HAPPY FRIDAY!!! With a successful end to the blog and book tours, I thought I'd use this post to celebrate a few things AND give you deets on my epic end-of-the-tour giveaway going on this weekend. Let's start with the fun signing from last night. Barnes and Noble did an epic Teacher Appreciation … Continue reading Party Friday!!!
Well, we are into the home stretch of the tour - three more days and a final review-fest. What a crazy-fun whirlwind it has been. Some of you have asked what's next? Well, I have additional book signings throughout the state in the works, several speaking engagements locally and hopefully some conferences. We'll just have … Continue reading The Tour, 10/12 through 10/14
Happy Monday! What a crazy weekend I had - parties, signings, and other fun. Needless-to-say, I am EXHAUSTED this morning! So, this is just a quick post to talk about the tour and some other bookish announcements: Today's Blog Stop: 10/11: Carolyn Kaufman - Stop by for a fun interview and more chances to win a copy … Continue reading Monday’s Blog Tour Stop and Other News
Wow, has it been a week? What a whirlwind. A wonderfully fun whirlwind. The tour has been great so far. I'm getting ready to sign and send the first of the books for the contest winners later today. I have a party tomorrow and book signings over the next few days. The book has now in … Continue reading Friday….a week after the launch.