When Your Gifted Child Tries Impossible Things, Part Two

At age twelve, Annette became so interested in history and indepth research that she decided to go through The Timetables of History, item by item, and make a reading list for each separate entry. The energy behind this effort was tremendous, propelling her through more than six months on this project before she realized it was impossible.

As with her early unfinished book, Pesticides Are Ruining the Earth, I was undismayed. Recognizing the unstoppable urge to learn and create, I knew that nurturing this drive and allowing it free play was more important than any one project.


About Rebecca Hein

Author of A Case Of Brilliance, her memoir of her discovery that her two children are profoundly gifted
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