Parenting Gifted Kids on a Budget

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Set a Good Example

Don’t be discouraged into thinking you can’t help your kid if you weren’t similarly gifted as a youngster. “You can share your own hobbies and interests and see if they express any similar interests in those," says Swicord. If you always wanted to build a robot, now is your chance to do that—and bond with your child at the same time. “It is paramount that parents demonstrate the characteristics of a lifelong learner because that is also what we want our children to be.”