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Why Your Gifted Child Isn’t Living Up to Expectations (And What You Can Do About It)

By Jim Delisle, Ph.D. Of all the issues confronting gifted kids, their parents, and their teachers, one of the most contentious can be whittled down to one word: expectations. Whether it is concern over grades (“A few B-plusses will keep … Continue reading

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The Ups and Downs of Growing Up Gifted

by Judy Galbraith and Jim Delisle, authors of When Gifted Kids Don’t Have All the Answers If you want to know what kids think and feel about growing up gifted, just ask them. We have—thousands of times—and are amazed that … Continue reading

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Sister to Sister: When You Fail, Take Your Own Advice

by Alexa Salvato, New Moon Girls With school starting up in the next few weeks, many teens will be pushing themselves hard to achieve in many ways. Here is a blog post written by Alexa Salvato, a mentor at New … Continue reading

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