Some children are always “on” and needing stimulation. Does “having no chill” come with the territory of being a gifted kid? Is there research or a consensus on screen time for gifted kids? Hear our take!
Many profoundly gifted children can be intensely passionate about their interests. Sometimes this means they want to talk A LOT about those interests. You may wonder: Should I just be a receptive, engaged listener? Should I be doing something differently to be more of a partner in the conversation?
Some parents have fears that accelerating their child will be misunderstood by their new class cohort. How would a child explain their acceleration or grade skip? What can parents say to guide their child?
Parenting a profoundly gifted tween or teen doesn’t come with a roadmap. As parents of profoundly gifted tweens and teens, you may be worrying about their social life during these years. The landscape can shift quite a bit. Helping profoundly gifted tweens and teens to navigate social landscapes in a way that is authentic and genuine can be tricky.
Sometimes it can be confusing why profoundly gifted children can have a high-level conversation about something, but at the same time can’t seem to do the ‘basic’ skills that we think as coming before the high-level stuff. Is there anything you can do to help bridge those gaps and ease some of the frequent frustration or confusion?
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