What does it mean to be a gifted child? Does it mean that you're lucky? In many ways, yes. But what most people don't realize is the set of expectations and associated stress factors that go along with being gifted and talented. Just came across a blog post by Sue Scheff that talks about the stress of being gifted. Good insight on how your gifted child may be feeling. In this post she also lists some practical tips for parents of gifted kids.
But sometimes parents are at a loss for next steps of ways to engage their gifted child outside of school. What gifted programs, resources and websites are available to you and your child? Here is a great article that lists the top 9 resources for gifted information.
Lastly, we'd like to invite you to join our community and start some conversations about the joys and frustrations about raising a gifted child. Love to hear from you!Also, check out our gifted and talented resources page.