A Little Ray of Hope

[While many of the “Perspectives on 2e” essays in this issue look back over the past 15 years, this one offers parents a look to the future, a hopeful look. Contributor Madeline Goodwin wrote it as a post on the GHF Community Discussion Group, and we use it here with her permission.]
I wanted to share a little ray of hope with you parents out there who are pretty sure your child’s room is never going to be clean.
Cleaning my room seemed impossible for me as a kid. There was so much stuff, and it was everywhere, and it was incredibly visually overwhelming, and I couldn’t fathom how all the stuff could ever get put away.
My mom taught me how to “just” look for things that fell into one category. Dirty laundry? Collect it and take it to the...

 

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About Madeline Goodwin

Madeline Goodwin is the Director of GHF Online (https://giftedhomeschoolers.org/ghf-online), the online learning arm of the Gifted Homeschoolers Forum. In addition, she is the founder of and educator with Exceeds Expectations Learning, a tutoring and mentoring service (2E-Learning.com).