RLL #78: College For All with Trent Thompson

RLL #78: College For All with Trent Thompson

  Have a gifted student who is not being challenged enough? Maybe they are especially gifted in certain areas and able to work ahead? Can you imagine what he or she could do at age 18 after having already finished their bachelor’s degree while in high...
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,...
RLL #76: Creating the Adventurous Family with Rachel Rainbolt

RLL #76: Creating the Adventurous Family with Rachel Rainbolt

   Gentle parenting, natural homeschooling and simple living can seem like lofty goals for many of us, but are they really?  Colleen explores these ideas and more with Rachel Rainbolt of Sage Family, who has created a lasting culture of connection and...
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...
RLL #74: Solving the Transcript Problem with Maya & Nina Serna

RLL #74: Solving the Transcript Problem with Maya & Nina Serna

  In this episode, Colleen meets the Serna family to discuss how self-directed learners Maya and Nina solved a real-world problem in the course of their studies. Maya and Nina realized that there was a genuine need among teen homeschoolers to track learning and...
RLL #71: Resiliency and Why Our Kids Need It

RLL #71: Resiliency and Why Our Kids Need It

  Resiliency is the ability for any of us, including our kids, to bounce back from adversity.  The potential for happiness or success comes from how we take snippets of those bad days, turn ourselves around and bounce back from stress, challenge, tragedy,...