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- Interesting selective mutism documentary.
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Category Archives: gifted adults
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
An interview with author Susan Casey on Kids Inventing!
I was contacted not to long ago by the Provato marketing firm that an author was interested in being interviewed for the Raising Smart Girls blog. I was both honored and very, very pleased when I found out about what … Continue reading
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Blizzards and Boredom and Bertrand Russell.
What better way to spend a snowy midwest winter evening than curled up with a cup of hot cocoa and Bertrand Russell’s The Conquest of Happiness. It was written in 1930, but it’s still very much appropriate and inspiring. It … Continue reading
Tough lesson to learn…
I think I have pretty much decided that there is something I am supposed to be learning here that I can not learn as long as I keep trying to make friends. I’m actually not depressed or frustrated. This isn’t … Continue reading
The compulsion to write
Arriving early at my therapy session today, I sat in an armchair of the waiting room and picked up one of the Newsweek magazines that caught my eye. It was the August 9, 2010 Books issue with a photograph of … Continue reading