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...

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RLL 75 [Audioblog] Dear Tired Mama of Gifted Kids

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,...

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RLL #71: Resiliency and Why Our Kids Need It

RLL #70: More Than Enough with Kara Anderson

  Ever feel overwhelmed or scared that you just might not be doing enough in your homeschool? Not seeing those Instagram families in your own home?  Feeling a little drained by those wonderful but intense learners? In today's podcast, Colleen speaks with...

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RLL 70 More Than Enough with Kara Anderson

RLL #68: Self-Directed Education with Peter Gray, PhD

  Today, Colleen speaks with Peter Gray, PhD and author of “Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life.” Peter and Colleen discuss his journey to understanding how...

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RLL 68 | Self-Directed Education with Peter Gray PhD

RLL #67: Ideas for Nurturing Our Kids’ Strengths

Research shows that when we encourage our learners to pursue their interests and utilize their strengths in their learning, we can also see gains in areas that they aren't as strong in.  Colleen dives a little deeper into understanding what strength based...

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RLL 67 Ideas for Nurturing Our Kids Strengths