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Can Giftedness Be Difficult To Uncover In Our Children?

Giftedness is so often disguised in our brightest kiddos. In this episode, Colleen explains how even as an expert in the field, her son’s giftedness was difficult for her to uncover. Practical and encouraging, you don’t want to miss this honest look at giftedness in children.


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Can Giftedness Be Difficult To Uncover In Our Children?

Contrary to popular myths and misunderstandings, gifted kids (and adults) are not just the answer-givers, rule-followers, and quiet reflectors. They are also the challengers, rule-breakers, contradictors, and vocal opposition to the status quo. They can be trouble makers and significantly challenging for the adults in their lives.


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Maybe I’m Just A Bad Parent

So many parents  think they’re doing something wrong. That there’s something wrong with their parenting. That there’s something wrong with their kiddo.

There’s not.

They’re not.

YOU’RE not.


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RLL Episode 123: Is Your Child’s Giftedness Disguised?

In this episode, Colleen explains what it was like to uncover her own son’s giftedness and the reasons why giftedness is often disguised in our children. 


Links and Resources from Today’s Show:


Raising Resilient Sons: A Boy Mom's Guide to Building a Strong, Confident, and Emotionally Intelligent FamilySuccess Strategies for Parenting Gifted Kids: Expert Advice From the National Association for Gifted ChildrenMisdiagnosis and Dual Diagnoses of Gifted Children and Adults: ADHD, Bipolar, OCD, Asperger's, Depression, and Other Disorders (2nd edition)On the Social and Emotional Lives of Gifted ChildrenEmotional Intensity in Gifted Students: Helping Kids Cope with Explosive FeelingsThe Gifted Kids Workbook: Mindfulness Skills to Help Children Reduce Stress, Balance Emotions, and Build ConfidenceLiving With Intensity: Understanding the Sensitivity, Excitability, and the Emotional Development of Gifted Children, Adolescents, and AdultsRaising Gifted Children: A Practical Guide for Parents Facing Big Emotions and Big PotentialUnderstanding Your Gifted Child From the Inside OutParenting Gifted Children: The Authoritative Guide from the National Association for Gifted ChildrenTwice-Exceptional Gifted Children: Understanding, Teaching, and Counseling Gifted StudentsHelping Gifted Children Soar: A Practical Guide for Parents and Teachers (2nd edition)





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