Listed below are links to blogs about social and emotional challenges faced by intellectually and musically "gifted" children, adults and their families, published at: www.GiftedChallenges.blogspot.com.
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What's in a name? Gifted or High Aptitude Learner?
Different than the rest: Social challenges of gifted adolescents
Your child is gifted: A parent's reaction
Choosing the right college for gifted students: The fit factor
What is most often overlooked when considering private school for your gifted child?
Public High School Survival Guide for gifted students
The gifted child's lament: How to adjust to an unjust world
Countering misinformation: How parents can challenge stereotypes and misconceptions about giftedness
What to say to your gifted child...about being gifted
What stops girls from learning math?
Gifted children and the overachievement fallacy
A life lesson for gifted children: failure
Sending your gifted child to college: Providing support when fears arise
Top blogs about gifted children, gifted education, and parenting
When children realize they are gifted
Gifted education "lite": Helping your child adapt
Supporting musically gifted children: Challenging social and emotional roadblocks to success
Parenting a musically talented child: Understanding your own reactions so you can encourage your child
For parents of musically gifted children: Get out of your own way so your child can flourish
Don't wait to get your gifted child tested!
When does therapy benefit gifted adolescents?
Gifted children need a place to belong
Five hurdles gifted college students must overcome
Top ten blog posts and articles about gifted children in 2013
Gifted and arrogant: What does "Sherlock" reveal about giftedness?
Gifted or pretty: What do parents want for their daughters?
Guiding the gifted through difficult times: James Webb's "Searching for Meaning"
Tips for taming test anxiety (because even gifted kids get anxious)
Why some teachers just don't "get it" about gifted education
Six tips for communicating with your gifted child's teacher
Ten reasons why your gifted child procrastinates
Why aren't you advocating for your gifted child?
April 1st is no joke for some gifted high school seniors
Why is the "gifted" label so threatening?
Gifted Women, Gifted Girls, and Mental Health
Gifted children need the gift of play
Caught in the middle: How to help gifted children survive the middle school years
Are all gifted children early readers?
Giftedness explored: An update
What hidden emotions complicate parenting a gifted child?
How school policy affects gifted children's friendships (and what you can do about it)
Back to school blues: Why gifted teens dread returning to school
Parenting an artistically talented child
Banish boredom from school for your gifted child
The $5 million dollar embarrassment (guest post with Dr. Jim Delisle)
Fearless advocacy: A day in the life of a gifted child's parent
Stop misrepresenting gifted education research
It's all in the wiring: Gifted development that doesn't fit the norm
Stress management toolbox: Nine tips for parents of gifted children
How (not) to praise your gifted child
Ten essential tips to help your gifted teen plan for college
There is life after high school - even for gifted teens
Ten best gifted education articles of 2014: Informative, controversial and enlightening
Gifted Challenges: Top five blog posts of 2014
Guilty thoughts: What parents of gifted children really think
How to explain IQ testing to your gifted child
Is shame holding back your musically talented child?
Five tips gifted students need to consider when choosing a college
When schools cannot meet gifted children's needs
Strategic practice (It's not how much, but how)
Is it really so terrible to be gifted?
Are gifted individuals really perfectionists?
Why differentiated instruction fails gifted children
Difficult passage: Gifted girls in middle school
The grit-talent dichotomy: Creating false expectations for gifted children
The gift of free time: Reclaiming the preschool years
Tune in to your gifted child's needs
Gifted adults and relationships: Ten sources of conflict
Gifted adults: Key questions that can help improve your relationships
Tips for parents of gifted children: What most parents wish they had known
What was the best class your gifted child had in school?
Supporting your emotionally excitable gifted child
Gifted children and adults: When is therapy helpful?
Why do smart women forego success?
Underachievers under-the-radar: How seemingly successful gifted students fall short of their potential
Holiday stress: What parents of gifted children need to know
Gifted Challenges' best parenting blog posts
Five misconceptions about therapists
Who is the gifted underachiever? Four types of underachievement in gifted children
What causes gifted underachievement?
Why do smart girls develop eating disorders?
What keeps women from STEM careers?
25 signs your gifted child is misunderstood at school
Power in numbers: How gifted advocacy parent groups can help you and your kids
Choose wisely: Some truths about elite colleges for gifted students
Are you pressuring your child too much?
Women, success, and harnessing inherent strengths
Intelligence denied: When gifted children's abilities are ignored
Labels stick: The harmful impact of mislabeling children
What schools could learn from chess
Is your gifted teen socially isolated?
Tips for helping your socially isolated gifted teen
Back to school tips for gifted teens, middle schoolers and their parents
Parents of young musicians: Finding community and support
Another (and possibly the most important reason) to advocate for your gifted child
What is so threatening about academic acceleration?
Boredom, school and the gifted child: Challenging its inevitability
For the gifted community in the election aftermath
Best gifted education articles of 2016