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OMGZ is she just a genius, I'm worried?!

Why the hell do moms come on here saying things like "my daughter is 3 and can read already, is she just really smart or should I be concerned??"

If you have to ask questions like this your kid is obviously ahead in an area and doing really well. What, do you think they have an awful disease that makes them super smart? Nothing like that exists. Stop bragging under the guise of being concerned, it's LAME! Just admit you're bragging and no one will care! GEEZ.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 6:27 PM on Mar. 18, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • LOL!
    prettymama0607

    Answer by prettymama0607 at 6:29 PM on Mar. 18, 2009

  • Ha HA.. I totally agree..
    vsrillo

    Answer by vsrillo at 6:30 PM on Mar. 18, 2009

  • I have never posted a question like that.. but ummm.. im bragging. .. my daughters smart for her age :D
    mommyofAurora

    Answer by mommyofAurora at 6:30 PM on Mar. 18, 2009

  • Actually, somtimes a child who has very advanced developement in one area may have developemental issues in other areas. In order to manage these developemental issues early detection and diagnosis are key. So, before you criticize may you should look up autism and savantism.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:38 PM on Mar. 18, 2009

  • Because if high intelligence is accompanied by other things, it can mean PDD-NOS, Savantism, etc.

    It could also just mean it's a very smart kid.

    I have two boys who are at least 2 years ahead of their peers cognitively. It is what has made a difference for them between Asperger's and PDD-NOS.

    Admittedly, there may be some posts which are merely for show and bragging. However, there are in fact problems that accompany high intelligence in children.

    One should not speak about that which they don't know.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:05 PM on Mar. 18, 2009

  • Seriously I totally agree! I always look at those questions and go WTH I thought being ahead was a good thing I certainly wouldn't worry
    hautemama83

    Answer by hautemama83 at 7:09 PM on Mar. 18, 2009

  • In some instances it could be serius cause for concern.
    angi_mona

    Answer by angi_mona at 7:32 PM on Mar. 18, 2009

  • oops..I mean serious...my pinky finger got the best of me..lol
    angi_mona

    Answer by angi_mona at 7:33 PM on Mar. 18, 2009

  • LOL!
    Niecie

    Answer by Niecie at 7:54 PM on Mar. 18, 2009

  • My 7 MO pooped TWICE today! Does he need a colonectomy? :-) or is he just a super-pooper?
    plylerjones

    Answer by plylerjones at 8:02 PM on Mar. 18, 2009

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