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Hoagies' Blog Hop: Parenting Considerations
Considerations. Concerns, worries, joys, thoughts... Any and
all. Considerations, whether you're considering parenting your kids,
parenting your elderly parents - we're the sandwich generation,
grand-parenting - a delicate dance.
What parenting considerations are on your mind this month?
Don't miss our previous Blog Hops on related topics, including
Intelligence, Gifted Friendships and
Forming Parent Groups, and
Elder Issues. Belonging is Important!
To read all our past Blog Hops or join our next Blog Hop, visit
Blog Hops for all our past and future topics. Special thanks to Pamela S. Ryan for our striking Blog Hop graphics!
it all right to feel proud of your gifted child? by
Gail Post in
- Parents of gifted children often struggle with disappointment,
frustration and fears that extend beyond routine parenting dilemmas. They
feel compelled to advocate at school, worry about their child's social
connections, and fret over complexities of executive function and
But what happens when parents feel proud of their gifted child?...
Superheroes in Training: parenting gifted kids by
Heather in WonderSchooling
- Superheroes are amazing. Even superheroes were babies once, though, and
had to learn, often through trial and error, how to use their powers
The same is true with gifted kids. Theyíre born with the raw materials, and
when we start to realize how remarkable they are, we are in awe. But things
quickly shift, as we realize what is cute and amazing can actually be
dangerous and destructive as well...
in the Early Years with Your Sensory Kid - Tips from an O.T. Mom by Betsy, at
- Do you have a 2e child with sensory issues or Sensory Processing
Disorder? Sharing parenting tips for a gifted or 2e child with sensory
issues, including how we dealt with sleep issues and more...
Close to the Tree by
This is the challenge when you are an intense parent raising intense kids.
We each blow our own things out of proportion and when they donít match up,
or match up in an anxiety inducing way, it can lead to catastrophic results.
My kid had the misfortune of inheriting my chaotic brain with his dadís
inflexibility. Quite interestingly though, medication and treatment for ADHD
has actually helped the inflexibility more than the chaotic brain! Z is
finally at a point where they can reflect on the situation and ask me, ďhow
would you feel ifÖĒ Yesterday, my kid got back into rational brain mode
quicker than I did!...
Tuesday}: The Elusive Question by Jen Merrill,
Laughing at Chaos
- Iíve had a question for parents of gifted and twice-exceptional kids
that Iíve asked for years.
What do you need?
Inevitably the answer is something along the lines of time, money, sanity,
walk-in liquor closet. But Iím not sure Iím getting the answer Iím looking
for because Iím not sure Iím asking the right question.
The elusive question, the elusive answer.
How do you put into words what your soul is screaming for? And I really do
mean screaming. The only way to have this Q&A is using the guttural language
of random full-throated syllables....
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August 03, 2020