RLL #77: Asynchronous Development in Gifted Children

RLL #77: Asynchronous Development in Gifted Children

  The label “gifted” conjures up images of beautifully wrapped presents with neatly tied bows, images that are a stark contrast to the reality of giftedness: asynchrony.  There can be huge differences between a gifted child’s physical,...
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...
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...
The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Gifted Children

The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Gifted Children

Since I began searching for alternate paths of learning for my twice-exceptional son many years ago, and changed my thinking enough to gather the courage to pull him out of school to pursue homeschooling, I’ve watched the population of homeschoolers with gifted...
RLL #75: [Audioblog] Dear Tired Mama of Gifted Kids

RLL #75: [Audioblog] Dear Tired Mama of Gifted Kids

It’s been a long day already, and you haven’t even taken your first sip of coffee. You didn’t get to bed until well after midnight because the oldest couldn’t shut his mind down and wanted, no needed, to talk about every single, swirling thought he’d ever...