This article originally appeared on www.thefringybit.com as part of a Hoagies’ Gifted bloghop about child activists. Visit www.hoagiesgifted.org/blog_hops.htm for more great information on ways to support our idealist children.
Look at any list of “gifted traits” and you’ll see intense emotions, sensitive, empathetic, strong sense of justice and right and wrong. So many of our kiddos can see bigger and feel bigger and this leads to them having an acute sense of compassion and understanding of the many injustices of our world. To help our kids move from empathetic, understanding people, to people who may actually change the world, they need our guidance. Here are 7 steps that may help.
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Heather Boorman, MSW, LCSW