Can I Help My Child Become More Optimistic?

When your child is struggling with a negative mindset, it can affect all aspects of learning and family life. That's why a question that often comes up is "Can I help my child become more optimistic?" The answer is most certainly, "Yes." This episode of the Raising...

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Homeschooling A Gifted Child Who Struggles With Reading

"My child is really struggling to learn to read. How is this possible when we know she is gifted?" This is a question that comes up from so many parents who are homeschooling a gifted child who struggles with reading. In this episode, we talk specifically about...

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Homeschooling A Gifted Child Who Struggles With Reading

Nurturing Your Gifted Toddler

In this episode of The Raising Lifelong Learner's podcast, Colleen addresses a common concern - the uncertainty of parenting and nurturing a gifted toddler.   The pediatrician looked up from his checklist and asked, "how many words can she say?" and I...

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Helping Anxious Children And Their Siblings

Colleen answers a frequently asked question today on the Raising Lifelong Learners Podcast: How do you help siblings understand when one child has anxiety? This episode is all about helping anxious children and their siblings.      Anxiety and...

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Helping Anxious Children And Their Siblings