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Dec 13, 2020

Talking parenting and Megan’s (Twice) Exceptional Life

Today I’m speaking with Megan about parenting twice-exceptional children and the very important community we need around us as parents.

In the episode you’ll hear:

  • Megan’s journey of uncovering her son’s giftedness and twice exceptionality
  • The challenges of parenting 2e children – those intense melt downs
  • How praise and perfectionism are big challenges
  • How intense anxiety is a daily struggle
  • Why we all need a community to support us

Hit play and let’s get started!

Memorable Quotes

  • “I remember thinking something isn’t quite right here. As he grew up, he continued to have massive meltdowns, big, big multiple hour-long meltdowns over tiny things.” -Megan
  • “If it’s not me that is going to support my child 100% and understand them as well as I can then who else is going to?” -Megan
  • “Who is my child? Meet him where he is, this is what he is capable of right now.” – Megan
  • “In the past year where I have had this new awakening to him and his needs, my relationship has flourished, he trusts me. Our relationship has this new understanding.” – Megan
  • “We have had a great year and I think that’s due to my patience with him and my demeanor. I want to understand him and connect with him.” – Megan
  • “Giftedness is not easy and there is a real myth that gifted kids are just a breeze. They are amazing but it’s also really challenging as a parent.” -Sophia
  • “Finding other people was a game-changer for me.” - Megan


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