Once Gifted…

…always gifted. I never outgrew it, so I am learning to embrace it!

A little bit of this, a little bit of that, a little quirky, a little snarky, a little outspoken and just a tad opinionated. Yep, this space has room for us all. This gifted kid has grown up!  At this stage in my life, I have found myself  looking back at my own childhood giftedness from a new perspective, and things are finally coming into clearer focus. I am trying to let go of fear so that each moment of my life can reach it’s full potential.  I would love to share my experiences as I walk through this stage of my life.  Welcome!

No Buses, No Bells, No Bullying…No Boundaries

With so many ways to home-school, it’s hard to choose just one


My Shareable Moments

A look at the loving and creative chaos that I call my life

The Birthday Gift That Just Keeps Giving

Let's get some facts out there from the get go - The "quilting gene" that my mother and aunt have both been blessed with, skipped me - like

“A Dog’s Purpose” – It can be so much more than just a cute movie!

If you were in any theater over the holiday season, you most likely saw the trailers for "A Dog's Purpose". The heartwarming story told from the perspective of

Mental Flexibility: Opening My Mind To Other Perspectives

Remember being a bendy pretzel? Remember being young and having the ability to contort oneself into any shape? Ah, those were the days! The times in our lives

Our Go-To Salve

"You should put some salve on that!" Whenever anyone has any sort of cut, scrape, burn or skin ailment, those are the first words that everyone in our

Another Day In “Our Normal” Life

Nothing glamorous or exciting planned for the day, except for a trip to the store to get cabbage. Late afternoon, and it looked like a good time to

We Can’t Say We Are Allergy Free – We Can Say We Are No Longer Suffering From Our Allergies

Allergy Free?  Heck no, we still have our allergies, but now we are sure suffering a heck of a lot less. Check it out! We have been a

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Gifted-land: The sights, the sounds, the ups and the downs

This is one wild ride!
Our hands are up, our eyes are open,
and we are enjoying the ride.
I hope that by sharing our experiences,
others will start to see Gifted
from a different perspective.


A Bit About Me

Daughter ~ Wife ~ Mother ~ and so much more!

JewelsJCUnofficial CEO, Unlicensed Therapist & Healer & General Contractor, Unpaid Janitor & Advocate, Untrained Chef, Uncredentialed Teacher, & Lifelong Student
With age and experience I find that I am much more free with my opinions.
I find myself constantly waiting for people to shut me up.
And here I am…still waiting.