Pandemic Schooling Is Torturing Gifted Kids

Pandemic Schooling Is Torturing Gifted Kids

“It’s like they don’t care about us.” My normally even-tempered, people-pleasing middle schooler was in tears. He had his laptop in front of him, logged into all the various websites and hangouts he needed to be a part of that day in order to...
Low-Waste Homeschooling

Low-Waste Homeschooling

It’s very easy to go all-in and overbuy when it comes to homeschool supplies (ask me how I know). But with all of the talk of climate issues, minimalism movements, and generally trying to take better care of our planet, I’ve begun to look into lowering our own...
How to Help Your Kids Thrive When They’re Stuck Inside

How to Help Your Kids Thrive When They’re Stuck Inside

Maybe you’re dealing with a prolonged illness, a weather mishap that canceled your plans, job transitions, car troubles, recovery of some type, or a good old-fashioned school break, but sometimes, somehow, you find yourself stuck at home for long periods of...
The Social Benefits of Online Gaming

The Social Benefits of Online Gaming

There’s a lot of information and opinion out there about online gaming, warning us, the parents, not to let our children rot their brains and spend their days on these video games. The big bad wolf is no longer outside, threatening to blow our house down –...
WriteShop to the Rescue | When Unschooling Isn’t Enough

WriteShop to the Rescue | When Unschooling Isn’t Enough

Homeschoolers these days sound like they’re ordering a Starbucks treat when describing their educational styles. “I’m Charlotte Mason-inspired with a little Waldorf  and wildschooling mixed in, sprinkled by gameschooling and very unschool-y...
Don’t Stifle the Polymaths

Don’t Stifle the Polymaths

“So what do you want to be when you grow up?” It’s a simple question, innocent enough. It’s a great icebreaker from young children up to teenagers, a great way to learn a lot about someone in a small amount of time. There’s nothing...
Falling Unexpectedly in Love With Homeschooling My Gifted Child

Falling Unexpectedly in Love With Homeschooling My Gifted Child

I’ll admit to having harbored some pretty unfavorable opinions towards homeschooling in the past. I was not only a product of public schools, I was a fan. An extreme extrovert, I’d absolutely loved school, my classmates, all of the extracurricular...
How I Homeschool With a Chronic Illness

How I Homeschool With a Chronic Illness

I love getting to contribute here at Raising Lifelong Learners. My kids are like your kids and I share a lot about them, what works for their overexcitabilities or anxiety or unique needs that come with giftedness. I’ve shared about discovering their giftedness,...