Parenting Gifted Kids on a Budget

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Step up the Responsibility

Your star student might find schoolwork to be a breeze, but more responsibilities can increase passion and intrinsic motivation. An older child could do the fundraising for a special project. A younger child can mentor other kids, either in his grade or in lower grades. Try giving your child basic responsibilities that parents usually handle, such as packing his own lunch or taking sole care of a pet.