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- Interesting selective mutism documentary.
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- Gainfully employed again…as a microbiology diagnostic lab technician.
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Category Archives: about the smart girls
I hope to resume posting on this blog this year. I wanted to apologize to my readers for falling off the map. It’s not that I haven’t been blogging, I have, just not here. I blog a lot over at … Continue reading
World Conference for Gifted and Talented Children
I’m still coming down from the high of the experience of the 2013 World Conference of Gifted and Talented Children that I attended two weeks ago. I also attended the SENG Model Parent Group Facilitator Training. I hope to start … Continue reading
Gifted and Disorganized
This week has been a very slow work week for me. I contracted a nasty stomach virus last Friday night from my adorable students/germ factories, and spent most of the wee hours of Saturday vomiting and emptying my bowels just … Continue reading
New school year for the smart girls
It’s been a very long while since I posted last, but now that the school year has started again, I wanted to start posting again. The summer was quite busy and filled with softball for the girls. In this photo, … Continue reading
Winding down the school year
The smart girls are winding down the 2012 school year. I have been quiet on this blog, and have been spending more time on another one of my blogs but we’ve had a very busy year. I thought I’d recap … Continue reading
It’s official, I’m now the mom of a gifted child.
Well, technically, I’ve ALWAYS been the mom of a gifted child (well, at least one and probably more), only now the school recognizes it too. So much has happened since I last posted. So much. So entirely much. I have … Continue reading
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Mail from the White House
A while back, oldest daughter’s (M) third grade class wrote letters to President Obama. The whole class got a nice letter to keep in the classroom. Then we read in the newspaper that a schoolmate of the girls’ wrote a … Continue reading
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Happy Mother’s Day
This is my 9th Mother’s Day. It’s hard to believe I’ve been at this ‘job’ for 9 years already. I have often felt this was the most challenging thing I have ever done. The most challenging thing about my career … Continue reading
Been up to lots
What the smart girls have been up to: Birthday party at a local planetarium for youngest daughter. Young Author’s Conference for oldest daughter. My daughter wrote a story, and I lead a story sharing session. You can read about our … Continue reading
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From selectively mute to student council representative.
Yesterday morning, in the middle of my peanut butter and jelly sandwich assembly line, I got a phone call from my middle daughter, K’s, first grade teacher. I was a bit nervous, especially since the day before yesterday, I mentioned … Continue reading