Asynchronous Development in Gifted Children

Asynchronous Development in Gifted Children

When you’re parenting gifted or twice-exceptional kids, you often feel lost and alone — like nobody will ever truly get what you live on a day-to-day basis. I felt that way, and it’s one of the reasons I created RLL in the first place… I hoped...
Meeting the Asynchronous Needs of Your Gifted Child

Meeting the Asynchronous Needs of Your Gifted Child

I still remember scrolling through my Facebook feed and seeing  a reader question posed on a homeschooling page I enjoy reading. Her seven-year-old was reading at an eleventh grade level, had just completed sixth grade math, was exceptionally emotional, and had...
Homeschooling Gifted Children | Meeting Asynchronous Abilities

Homeschooling Gifted Children | Meeting Asynchronous Abilities

Gifted kids are asynchronous. Their development is uneven and out-of-sync compared with age peers. This often makes them feel very different when it comes to age-based school expectations. This is also why boxed, or grade-level based, complete curriculums rarely work...

Coaching

Colleen Kessler, M.Ed., author, and national speaker provides online homeschool and parent coaching to help you feel confident as you parent your differently-wired kiddo and bring peace back to your family.  You’re raising differently-wired kids. They’re...
Mislabeled Behavior And Undiagnosed Giftedness

Mislabeled Behavior And Undiagnosed Giftedness

“But… what’s wrong with him?” I was sitting across from the counselor we’d been seeing every week for six months, desperation leaking from my eyes and filling the small room with a heaviness we both felt. On the walls were graduate...
RLL LIVE | Motivating Gifted Underachievers

RLL LIVE | Motivating Gifted Underachievers

Gifted kids are always high achievers, right? Sigh… I wish. Those bright and quirky kiddos can be some of the most challenging to motivate, so what do we as parents and educators do to help them get working up to their potential? On this video we chat about ways...