Warning: #18summers includes multiple summers with a teen

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Those kids, eh!

If we were having coffee, I would tell you that renovating a house without DIY skills is so much easier than parenting a gifted kid. It’s just that… I don’t know. I don’t know how to motivate him. I don’t know how to help him. I don’t know how to create that environment where he feels safe enough to fail.  And I’m racking my brain why. Why? WHY? Why does he shut himself off from school, from people? Why is he so afraid to show himself and try?  My gifted kid still hates school. He still thinks he should know … Continue reading Those kids, eh!