Moms of the Highly Gifted

For moms of highly gifted children to share information and support.

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what makes a child gifted?

Last week my 8 year old daughter came home with a letter saying she had been selected for a course for gifted Children. This is probably going to sound horible but i was a...

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Is my 4 year old gifted?

He turned 4 in February *He's known all his letters and their sounds since he was two and can now sing the alphabet *He can tell you what letter any (phonetic) word starts...

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To test or not to test...

Good topic for discussion: How do you feel about testing for giftedness? Did you/will you have your kids tested? If so at what age? I have heard some parents say that they...

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Addicted to the screen?

My 8 year old seems like he is addicted to the computer, DSI or Wii. I know that it is common for kids to LOVE thier gaming but he seems BEYOND just really loving them. He...

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Boys and Girls and "the talk"

After the topic came up in passing in another thread: Since our kids mature intellectually faster - when did/will you talk to them about the difference between boys/girls? and...

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How do I motivate my gifted teen?

My 13 yr old son was tested in 2nd grade & identified as gifted with an IQ of 155. School work has always been easy for him and he makes no effort to do anything other than...

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gifted or just a gloating grandmother

My 2 1/2 yo granddaughter has always met milestones quickly . But at 2 1/2 she knows her ABC's, recognizes all the letters and will even tell u what the sound of the letter is....

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Homework

I was wondering how parents felt about the level and amount of homework their children are receiving? The gifted homework is fun, challenging, and informative. The other...

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Highly Sensitive Toddler

I recently ran across an article about the highly sensitive child and how it can mean that the child will be gifted so I thought it might be appropriate to ask this here. My son...

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Could my child be gifted?

My son is only 22 months old. From early on I noticed that he payed attention to things more than his older brother did. At just a month old he would study his toys and really...

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Gifted classes??

What is your opinion on gifted classes? My daughter has been referred by her teachers every year for gifted program. She was in it half the year last year, (kindergarten) and...

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Is my 4 year old gifted?

He turned 4 in February *He's known all his letters and their sounds since he was two and can now sing the alphabet *He can tell you what letter any (phonetic) word starts...

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Moms To Gifted 3 Year Olds

Just curious what you're doing with your 3 year old and what he or she is interested in at this point :) Rayne will be turning 3 on Tuesday January 5th. She has been learning...