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Happiest Homeschooling Moments: Personal Stories, Inspiration and Tips

Homeschooling is filled with surprising, joyful moments. Discoveries that lead learning down a new path. Hard-won breakthroughs. Spontaneous laughter.

Join us as we share the moments that brought us joy, kept us going, and reinforced the reasons why we chose our educational paths.

Recent Releases from GHF Press!

Your Rainforest Mind: A Guide to the Well-Being of Gifted Adults
- by Paula Prober
Paula understands the diversity and complexity of minds like yours, explores the challenges faced by gifted adults of all ages, and will help you tap into your inner creativity, find peace, and discover the limitless potential that comes with your Rainforest Mind. Read more.

Micro-Schools: Creating Personalized Learning on a Budget
- by Jade Rivera
A successful micro-school doesn’t require a huge budget or the latest everything. Instead, it requires a passionate individual at the helm. Read more.

Now available in English and Spanish!

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Excerpt: Finding Mentors

from Writing Your Own Script: A Parent's Role in the Gifted Child's Social Development

 

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Adults, young adults, and older youths can be great resources for gifted and 2e children. Many older people are thrilled to pass on their knowledge to the younger generation. Moreover, if their interests are unusual as well, they may be happy to have someone to share them with. Children may prefer practicing relationship skills with an adult who has more maturity, wider experience leading to more social flexibility, and less stringent behavioral expectations. Many adults will have skills or talents that have been long buried under the responsibilities of adulthood; mentoring a young person gives them an opportunity to revisit their lapsed passions.

So, how do you find a mentor?

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Announcing GHFO Summer & Fall Classes

2017 Summer Classes are in session

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GHF Online: Providing engaging online courses tailored to the needs of gifted and twice-exceptional students of all ages. Time is short, get your student registered today!

Guess what? It's time to announce our Summer and Fall classes! We're really excited about our offerings; our instructors have worked hard to design new classes, revamp old ones, and bring back favorites from last year. Learn more about GHF Online - our philosophy, how our classes work, what others have said about us, and see some of the results of our kids' work. We even have a YouTube channel.


EXCLUSIVE! The G Word: A Story from the Forthcoming Documentary

GHF: Gifted Homeschoolers Forum is pleased to present this new exclusive video clip highlighting one of the forthcoming stories from the much anticipated feature documentary THE G WORD, directed and produced by award winning filmmaker Marc Smolowitz.


Eight Books to help Calm Down during Anxious, Stressful Moments

We’ve all been there. Another uncontrollable meltdown. What could have possibly triggered this one?

Is it really because of something so minor, so trivial? From an itchy shirt to a stressful playdate, our gifted kids often worry, plan, have anxiety, or just plain freak out. But they—and you—are not alone!
Our book recommendations range from serious advice for parents on how to help children feel less alone with their emotions to just plain laugh-out-loud silly.


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Dear GHF: Your Most Pressing Questions Answered

Corin Goodwin and Mika Gustavson address common gifted parenting questions in the Dear GHF column, running periodically in our A Word from GHF newsletter.

 

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