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"""Parenting gifted youngsters is a challenging task, and this book is a wonderful, practical resource for parents seeking knowledge to do this task right. Dr. Klein offers support that will be most welcome to parents.""
-- Judith J. Roseberry, President, California Association for the Gifted
""Raising Gifted Kids provides a wealth of thoughtful, practical and implementable strategies for effective parenting of the gifted. Dr. Klein's insightful counsel and down-to-earth recommendations will be invaluable to parents of gifted youngsters, and much of what she has to say is simply excellent advice for any parent.""
-- Roger H. Weaver, Headmaster, Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences, Santa Monica, CA"
"While it can be rewarding to raise an extremely bright child -- quick, curious, sensitive, and introspective -- it’s also a daunting challenge. Parents need insight into their own motivations (as well as those of their children), and the courage and ability to make tough decisions about their child’s development. Raising Gifted Kids will help parents understand and cope with the obstacles they face in raising a gifted child, and help them make the best choices for their son’s or daughter’s growth and happiness. This upbeat and practical book reveals how parents can:
* help develop their child’s potential and self-esteem without pressuring them
* plan their child’s education
* work optimally with schools and teachers
* recognize and prevent problems
* solve family conflicts over parenting issues
* avoid the dangers of living vicariously through their child’s accomplishments
* and much more
Filled with proven solutions to the unique challenges of raising gifted kids, this book is the powerful yet accessible resource parents have long wished for."
Amazing case study work. Opens up a whole new understanding of how much of a problem this is. It certainly hits the nail on the head about other people's reaction to these kids and... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Sue Barttram
I read this book before buying it and wanted to keep it as a reference. Its a wonderfully informative book for parents of gifted children.Published 14 months ago by Teresa R. Scott
Very helpful opinion in this book. I have found myself in similar situation in this book. Great resource for parenting.Published on November 9, 2012 by Carolyn
I gave this book one star because the author, in the beginning of the book, gives me useful information about the signs of having a gifted child. Read morePublished on April 10, 2012 by Rachel S.
This is an excellent resource for parents of gifted children. Klein provides some great examples of the errors parents too often make when dealing with gifted children such as over... Read morePublished on July 27, 2010 by Texas Rose
I found this book annoying. It probably has some good points, and even some helpful points, but I was annoyed with the tone of voice of the author. Read morePublished on August 20, 2009 by J. Grambo
This book is terrific and hit the nail on the head when it came to my child.Published on November 30, 2008 by krissiebird
It was a decent book, but not a lot of new information for me. For the most part, it simply confirmed some basics I have long believed in - not living out your dreams through your... Read morePublished on June 23, 2008 by Bill Reid
I am an Aunt to a gifted child and this book has really helped me "get" my niece and her world. Thank you, Dr. Klein!Published on June 3, 2008 by tripleladycrown