Archive for August, 2017
 
 
 
Gifted
 
Gifted is the proper word
Gifted is the proper word
Gifted is the proper word

There’s Nothing Wrong With the Word Gifted

I was just perusing a blog I found called “Gifted Challenges.” It is written by Dr. Gail Post, and it seems to be a generally well-researched and well-thought out blog. I do, however, take exception to her objection...
 
Parenting 101
 
Silent Parent Support Network
Silent Parent Support Network
Silent Parent Support Network

The Silent Parent Support Network

My lovely wife forwarded me a link to an article she read last night. The message was blank other than that; no additional commentary needed. She knew I would “get it” as soon as I clicked on it. The column was by M...
 
Gifted
 
Gifted Snowflake Syndrome
Gifted Snowflake Syndrome
Gifted Snowflake Syndrome

Gifted Snowflake Syndrome

This morning as I sat down with my computer, I found myself struggling with a minor case of writer’s block. So, seeking inspiration, I put it aside and embarked upon my daily cruise around the internet to catch up on the ...

 
Parenting 101
 
Parent Aren't a Child's Best Friend
Parent Aren't a Child's Best Friend
Parent Aren't a Child's Best Friend

You Are Not Your Child’s Friend

In doing research for this article, I ran across a wide variety of opinions on the subject: Should you be your child’s friend? Some thought it ridiculous that you would try to be, and others thought it was ridiculous that...
 
Kitchen Kapers
 
Kitchen Kapers feeding your family
Kitchen Kapers feeding your family
Kitchen Kapers feeding your family

Parmesan Chicken Recipe

  Parmesan Chicken Recipe Type: Entree Cuisine: Italian Author: Jim Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 45 mins Total time: 55 mins Serves: 4 Ingredients 5 lbs. chicken thighs or drumsticks 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup P...
 
Parenting 101
 
Parenting Principles Remain the Same
Parenting Principles Remain the Same
Parenting Principles Remain the Same

Every Child Is Different, But Parenting Principles Remain the Same

From time to time, we’ll be offering suggestions on how to better parent your child. To some you’ll say, “We already do that.” To others you’ll say, “We’d never do that with our kids.&#...

 
Gifted
 
Is it Giftedness or Something Else?
Is it Giftedness or Something Else?
Is it Giftedness or Something Else?

Gifted, ADHD, or Something Else?

SENG is out with a new brochure directed at pediatricians which addresses a serious problem in the gifted community: misdiagnosis of children. All too often, giftedness is misdiagnosed as ADHD, autism spectrum, a processing dis...
 
Announcements
 
We're Open
We're Open
We're Open

We’re Open!

Welcome to 1 Smart Family! We are now officially open and ready to go! It’s been a lot of hard work setting up the infrastructure, but right now it’s like a new house. It’s full of possibilities, and what it w...