What We Are Reading This Month!

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10/1/20
It's October! We hope you are enjoying that new crisp feeling in the air. Fall is certainly a magical time in Colorado. 

This month we are diving into a book that not only speaks to parents of gifted learners, but can be a source of excellent inspiration for all parents. This book, called 13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don't Do, is written by psychotherapist and licensed social worker Amy Morin. Morin challenges parents to consider their current parenting practices, and whether or not those practices might actually be helpful or harmful to raising mentally strong children. By presenting 13 things not to do, Morin identifies the unhealthy thoughts, ideas, and feelings that can hold parents back from raising mentally and emotionally strong children in our increasingly complex world.

If you would like to check out this book further, you can access it on Amazon. Our local Douglas County Libraries also have some copies. HERE is the Amazon link! Happy reading!

 

9/1/20
Welcome to September!

This month we are loving a resource published by the National Association for Gifted Children called the "Gifted Children's Bill of Rights." This document is powerful and we encourage you to read it (and discuss it!) with your gifted child. 

You can find the "Gifted Children's Bill of Rights" linked HERE. Enjoy!


8/1/20
Happy August!

It's no secret that Covid 19 has forced educators and school leaders to rethink the entire educational process. New norms like social distancing, constant sanitization, remote learning, and hybrid learning can increase anxiety in ALL students, and particularly in our Gifted Learners. 

The NAGC (National Association for Gifted Children) recently released an article titled "Supporting Your Gifted Child During Covid 19." This article is full of tips and tricks for providing social, emotional, and mental support for children during this time. 

Check it out HERE!