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Gifted. Do you watch what you say?

Gifted. Do You Watch What You Say?

Gifted. Genius. Bright. Intelligent. 2E. Smart. Excitable. Intense. Quirky. Outlier. If you’re reading this, I imagine you have some relationship to giftedness – your child, a student, yourself or a spouse. So you’ve faced the dilemma of figuring out how

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Right Fit Shoes: Why Giftedness Matters

IQ Tests as guide for the journey

Do you remember the book All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten? It was a good reminder of a simpler time – a time focused on being kind to others and sharing. I’m pretty sure that I

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Strength Based Parenting

Strength Based Parenting

Head over to Alamo City Mom’s Blog to check out my post on Strength Based Parenting. If you are interested in any of the books I mention, you can find them on my Amazon store.

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Back-to-School Goal Setting

Back to School Goal Setting

Today, I’m blogging over at Alamo City Moms Blog on how at the beginning of the school year, our family sets goals and re-visits family rules. Check it out!

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College Safety Tips

Do you have a kid heading off to college? College safety is likely on your mind! Here are some helpful tips on staying safe in a new environment. Trust your instincts If something feels wrong, it probably is. Trust your

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Puzzled – A Photo Essay

Photo Essay

Just a quick follow-up to last week’s Photo Essay post. Here’s the finished project of our family’s photo essay: It was a really easy and fun project.  We got everyone involved.  Patrick loves puzzles and had just started working on

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Building Community through Volunteering

Need ideas for getting your kids involved in the community?  Here are a few volunteering opportunities broken down by age group. Elementary School Walk animals at a no-kill shelter Sort food at the local food bank Help wash, fold and sort

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Family Values

Our 2013 - 2014 Code of Living

Family Values – that’s such a loaded term these days.  Don’t worry, I have no intention of discussing the pop culture meaning and definition of the term.  Instead, I’ve been thinking about what my family values – what we are

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