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Enough With the ‘Is My Child a Genius/Gifted?’ Nonsense

In education, motherhood, parenthood on March 21, 2015 at 12:30 am

I find it highly problematic that weekly in my online reading and Internet surfing as a parent, I get bombarded with articles titled, “How To Tell If Your Child Is A Genius,” and “Is Your Child Gifted?” We have become obsessed as a nation and as a generation of parents with revealing our utterly amazing children and endowing them with superior intelligence, as well as pressuring them to go above and beyond in the ways in which we as parents define as success.

Read: Enough With the ‘Is My Child a Genius/Gifted?’ Nonsense

I Didn’t Eat The Paste,

Laura

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  1. What a great post. I agree with you.

  2. I work with a Doctor who was enrolled in University at 16. She says it was the worst thing that ever happened to her. She missed out on all the things teens do in their teen years. She feels cheated because she could have remained in High School and gone on to become a Doctor afterward anyway.

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