The Burden of Giftedness

The idea that giftedness is “not a burden” or deserving of resources is making the rounds again. It never really left but it’s loud right now. And it’s bullshit.⁣⁣Sure, giftedness…

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Travelling with gifted kids

Travelling with a gifted kid may seem like something only a crazy person would do. Between overexcitabilities and the fact they these kids never seem to turn off, it's difficult to…

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What is gifted anyway?

There I was, sitting across from the private school's principal, conscious of the fact that I look more like a sixteen year old than a parent. I tried to keep a…

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Asynchrony, you’re killing me

Oh Asynchrony, you're going to be the death of me! Whenever I get frustrated throughout the day, you're almost always behind it. Every time I ask myself "WHY?!" there you…

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Why my 4yo has a mentor

Earlier this year my husband and I had an important milestone as parents: we reached a moment where we couldn't teach our son anymore. Only in chemistry mind you, but…

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The aftermath

We all have those moments in parenting where we think we're absolutely, out of our minds, crazy. The first time we sing our screaming baby a totally inappropriate song because…

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