How many times have I had someone say that to me? Many more than I can count.
I go round and round with that term. I haven’t decided if I think it’s condescending, an attempt a labeling my child in a positive way, or if it’s just another way to make her feel like an outsider. While I find that I’m constantly amazed by her academic skills, her maturity at least in a traditional school setting seemed to fall to the lowest common denominator. Continue reading