The Creative Moment, Part Two

When a gifted child gets an idea, whether for a story or for some other project, that energy burns white-hot until some of it is discharged in pursuit of that project. Wise parents allow free play of this energy because they’ve learned that for a time their child will have little attention or motivation for anything else.

Certainly it’s best to stay out of the way, but is there anything we can do to assist?


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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