Posts Tagged with "childhood"

Supporting Multipotentialite Kids is Coming Out Next Week (Here’s a Sneak Peak + Contest!)

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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Supporting Multipotentialite Kids is Coming Out Next Week (Here’s a Sneak Peak + Contest!)

Hey Multipods! I have some really exciting news for you today. After nearly a year of research, a heck of a lot of writing and a few live presentations, I am ecstatic to announce that my new video guide, Supporting Multipotentialite Kids will be coming out next Wednesday, April 23! I’m really proud of this […]

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Playing Music Might Aide in Your Success

Monday, October 28, 2013

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Playing Music Might Aide in Your Success

Multipotentialites are highly creative people. I’ve seen this reflected in the arts, music, healing arts, spirituality, maker culture, and other areas. I’ve noticed that many multipotentialites have picked up a musical instrument (or two) at some point in their lives, Emilie and myself included. Both of us share the violin and guitar in common. A […]

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Multipotentialites, What Do You Wish Your Parents had Done Differently?

Thursday, October 17, 2013

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Multipotentialites, What Do You Wish Your Parents had Done Differently?

“I know exactly what I want to do. My parents just aren’t really cool with it…” One of the teenagers who attended a presentation I gave at a high school last year raised her hand and started with this. In fact, several of the students at the talk had questions related to pleasing their parents […]

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Are Your Friendships as Varied as Your Interests?

Monday, November 26, 2012

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Are Your Friendships as Varied as Your Interests?

As a multipotentialite, the whole “fitting in” thing can be a little tricky, not just in regard to career, but in your social life as well. A few months ago, I was hanging out with a friend. We were sitting on her front lawn chatting, and she started telling me about how she felt like […]

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How To Raise Healthy Multipotentialite Kids

Monday, May 14, 2012

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How To Raise Healthy Multipotentialite Kids

Yesterday was Mother’s Day, and so I’ve been reflecting a lot on multipotentiality and motherhood– well, parenthood really. In the Puttytribe, there’s a group that has formed for multipotentialite parents. It’s a space where the puttypeep can discuss the challenges of raising healthy multipotentialite children, and also find ways of fitting their own interests in […]

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Meeting a New Family Member

Thursday, April 19, 2012

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Meeting a New Family Member

I remember the day well. I was 7 years old. My dad and I drove to the airport to pick up my mom, who had been in Romania for a very long three weeks. She came through the gate, beaming. She walked up to us and introduced me to my new little brother– a tiny, […]

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Is Your Career Path Determined By a High School Kid?

Thursday, February 23, 2012

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Is Your Career Path Determined By a High School Kid?

Editor’s Note: this is a guest post by Dan Johnson. I was thinking recently about how so many people end up in jobs that they don’t like, and I started wondering what it is that leads so many of us down that path towards a life of boredom and broken dreams. When did we make […]

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Did You Have Sporadic Obsessions Growing Up?

Thursday, December 15, 2011

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Did You Have Sporadic Obsessions Growing Up?

When I was a teenager I was OBSESSED, with certain bands and television shows. The biggest culprits were shows like My So-Called Life and Felicity (don’t judge, the writing was excellent). These shows were more than entertainment for me, they both reflected and inspired my life. And as an angsty, confused teenager, they comforted me […]

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