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CGCC Parenting Book Clubs


Parents of gifted children meet roughly once a month to discuss a specific book or article that is of interest to the group.  Come to all the discussions, or come to only those that specifically pertain to you.  Read the book in depth, skim it, or take a look at the cover on Amazon before your run out the door!  The objective is to use the book to frame the discussion with other parents who face the same kinds of parenting challenges you do!


Click on links to register for a particular session.


Interested in having a book group in your area or at a time more convenient for you?  Let's start one up!  Contact your regional coordinator, or Newenka with your ideas and suggestions.  





WESTMONT DAYTIME BOOK GROUP


Generally meeting the first Wednesday of the month at the Commons in Westmont

Registration is required



September 12, 2018: Why Smart Kids Worry: And What A Parent Can Do To Help.


October 17, 2018: Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home and School


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November 7, 2018: Ten Things Not to Say to Your Gifted Child: One Family's Perspective 

   Register


December 5, 2018: TBD,   Register


January 9, 2019: "Phew, We Survived Winter Break!" The book group gets together for an information discussion, no book for this session! 

  Register 


February 6, 2019: TBD,  Register


March 6, 2019: TBD,  Register


April 10, 2019: TBD,  Register





OAK PARK Book Discussion


Generally meeting every couple months on a Thursday evening 

at MusikGarten at 907 S Lombard Ave. in Oak Park

Registration is required


November 15, 2018: Parenting Gifted Children 101: An Introduction to Gifted Kids and Their Needs


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February 21, 2019: Nobody’s Perfect  OR Perfectionism: A Practical Guide to Managing "Never Good Enough" 


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April 18, 2019: Ten Things Not to Say to Your Gifted Child: One Family's Perspective

  

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Interested in helping us start a parenting book club near you?  Let us know!  NewenkaDuMont@ChicagoGiftedCommunity.org


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