Diagnosis: Gifted

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 A version of this article first appeared in the January 2012 edition of The Therapist, a publication of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. It is co-authored with Corin Barsily Goodwin, Executive Director of GHF: Gifted Homeschoolers Forum....

Why a Platypus?

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When the new website launched, several people asked why the platypus was part of the Gifted Matters logo….Here’s the story of why the platypus is our mascot: Within the gifted community, there have been a couple of writers who have used animal metaphors to...

Scaffolding — The Yoga Props of Parenting

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Yoga props. You know, the blocks, rolled blankets and fabric belts that some practitioners of yoga use to support themselves? Someone asked me the other day what “scaffolding” is, and the best analogy I can give is “yoga props”. Yoga props are...