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Parental Expectations

By Lisa Hartwig

Lisa is the mother of 3 gifted children and lives outside of San Francisco.

When my sons were in elementary school, I argued with the teachers every year to get them the instruction that they needed. When they reached middle school, I found the solution: a school for gifted and talented students. I happily enrolled both boys. My daughter started in kindergarten. The school offered my children what they needed – academically, socially and emotionally. The school also brought out all my insecurities.

Read more of Lisa’s helping her kids fit in at a gifted school here!