Posts Tagged "talented"

May’s 10 minutes of fame STOLEN by Blur

Posted on Feb 22, 2013 | 3 comments

May’s 10 minutes of fame STOLEN by Blur

It’s hard to keep a good girl down. Sure, I can say that I won’t let May work in television until she is 16 years old, but how do I stop her? When the Brit Awards come calling you don’t turn them away. Especially when they are raising money for the music therapy charity Nordoff-Robbins, that she attends and LOVES. Her music therapist phoned the other week and asked if they could film May. Clearly, the Brits had heard about her superior power of cuteness. I agreed. The filming went well. She made the cameraman cry she was so heartbreakingly adorable with all her bouncing,...

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Prepare to be shocked: gifted children are not disabled

Posted on Nov 6, 2012 | 27 comments

Prepare to be shocked: gifted children are not disabled

Here is what I discovered this week: there are A LOT of parents out there who, while accepting their challenges may be different, honestly believe that raising their gifted child is as difficult as raising a disabled child. A LOT of parents. Oh, and they don’t like to be told to shut up. I learned that too. Here is the opening of the post I wrote on BabyCenter called ‘Shut up about what a burden your gifted child is‘: Last week, the New York Times published ‘How do you raise a prodigy?‘ The article quickly dissolved into another “woe is me” piece about the burden of raising...

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