Quality Time – Poem

Quality time Today was sunny I arrived with Daddy on my blue bike with training wheels   ‘We are going to the park’ he had said, ‘get ready’   I smiled so happy, alone with Daddy outside where we could run freely.   I arrived with Daddy who did not look at me but, his …

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Nurturing the Gifted Father

A Swedish father recently discovered that when their children needed to go to someone for support, fathers came in the fifth position. First on the list was mother, and father came after, ‘Have no one to go to.’ As a father, being deeply connected to your child, isn’t feeling that she can rely on you …

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Gifted girls and women

As the world is changing and more space is given to women’s voices in the public arena, talking about gifted girls and women, may have never been more appropriate. In times of chaos, when the norms fall apart and a new reality is birthing, exposing the inner reality of the gifted feminine can benefit their …

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Underachievement and the Gifted Child

What does it mean to “underachieve?” In everyday vocabulary, we substitute the word “failure” for underachievement, and rarely, if ever, do we see the word underachieve in newspapers and magazines. How are we then to understand what it means to underachieve? However, considering the intense perfectionism that drives Gifted Children, it seems appropriate to consider …

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