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by | Sep 22, 2019 | No Comments
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{Click on video interview below} What one thing can parents do now to help their gifted child to thrive in the future? When asked this question, Julie Skolnick, Founder of With Understanding Comes Calm and 2 Days of 2e, was confident of her answer –  “Boost their Self-Esteem.” This comes…

by | Sep 15, 2019 | 2 Comments
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{Click on video below} We want our children to accept themselves just as they are, but the fact is that we, gifted parents, with all that glorious perfectionism and metacognition, often struggle to practice this ourselves. Funny enough, sometimes it’s through helping our kids that we end up helping ourselves.  This week,…

by | Aug 26, 2019 | No Comments
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{Click on video below} Some gifted children do not experience failure until later in life and when it happens, it can hit pretty hard. So what can we, as parents, do to instill persistence in our children? This week we find out by highlighting the work of Linda Leviton, Director…

by | Aug 20, 2019 | No Comments

{Click on video below} Our efforts to ensure that children have the best outcomes can sometimes cause us to lose sight of the whole point of education. In this video, we take some advice from the inspiring Founder and Director of Hoagies’ Gifted Inc., Carolyn Kottmeyer, on the importance of providing children with learning…

by | Jul 7, 2019 | No Comments
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{Click on video below} Gifted children are highly sensitive and greatly impact by the daunting amount of stimuli hitting their emotions each day. Sometimes, it can be hard for them to maintain a positive outlook on life.  This week, we turn to Roya Klingner, the Founder and Head of the Global Center…

by | Jun 16, 2019 | No Comments

Hey Dads! This week I want to turn the spotlight on you. Some of you keep a very low profile but your presence shines bright in the lives of your children. You know why? Because of who you are! You read story after story with them at bedtime when all…

by | Jun 2, 2019 | No Comments
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Happy Summer! In this week’s short video, we take an in-depth look at the variety of connections in our lives. Many of us think we honor difference, but do we? It is in the best interest of our children and our world that we be willing to entertain a little introspection. Please click…

by | May 12, 2019 | 2 Comments
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{Video Below} Dearest mothers of gifted children, You are beautiful. Your selfless, unwavering love for your children shines bright even on your darkest of days. It was that light that inspired me to create this video… in hopes that you might see. I see the lengths to which you go, leaving no stone unturned,…

by | Feb 12, 2019 | No Comments
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{Click on video below} We, parents, put a lot of effort into making things easier for our children, especially when they are twice exceptional, but that is not always in their best interest. In this video, I heed the advice of Cognitive Psychologist,  Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman, to let our kids struggle. This is from…

by | Dec 23, 2018 | 3 Comments

Driving up the icy road, I vacillate between speed and caution. Once again, I am late to pick up my 12-year-old daughter. I pull into the parking lot of the small community market where she is waiting for me. “Mom, I have to be at the school at 4:45!” she…


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