When you no longer strive to change yourself to fit into the norm—the larger circle of society—you become a part of a much smaller group, a sparse group. And like-minded friends are hard to find. The truth is that it’s fucking near impossible to find someone who understands your giftedness, your intensities, your differently-wired brain, and your do-or-die empathy and … [Read more...] about Learning to Live the Life of a Gifted Adult
Celi Trépanier, MEd, is the author of the book Educating Your Gifted Child: How One Public School Teacher Embraced Homeschooling. Her popular website, Crushing Tall Poppies, has garnered over one million views within a few years. Celi is the Editorial Chair on the GHF Learners Board of Directors and is the Editorial Director for GHF Press. She also serves on the Advisory Board for The G Word film and documentary. As an educator, Celi has taught in public schools, private schools, and homeschool co-ops. If you ask her what her most significant life accomplishment is, she may hesitate thinking she should say being a mom, but wholeheartedly, Celi will proclaim it is becoming the passionate and influential gifted advocate she is.