Posts in category "children"

Angel Sing in Millennium Park

Angel Sing in Millennium Park
Believing in angels was easy if you were blessed enough to find yourself listening to the 4000 Chicago Children’s Choir (CCC) kids singing today – harmonizing from the Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park. Imagine being 8, or 10 or 11 years old and experiencing the impact of singing from Beethoven’s 9th symphony An Die... Read more »

Frozen Will Warm Your Heart

Frozen Will Warm Your Heart
Recently my daughter and I saw Disney’s new movie, Frozen. It was both delightful and surprising! Anna and Elsa were inseperable sisters in childhood until Elsa’s power, which turned everything she touched to ice and snow, hurt her sister when they were playing. Their royal parents shut down the castle with both girls inside to... Read more »

Are The New Kids Disordered or Spiritually Gifted?

Are The New Kids Disordered or Spiritually Gifted?
The New York Times reported this week that Keith Conners, M.D., who fought for over 50 years to legitimize the ADHD diagnosis and make medication available for children, called the current statistic of 3.5 million children on such medication  “a national disaster of dangerous proportions.” Conners is reflecting the growing concern among many in the medical and... Read more »
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Autistic, Gifted and On A Mission

Autistic, Gifted and On A Mission
“Everyone tries to imply that my boy is normal and that someday he will fit in. My son did not come to this earth to be normal. He came to teach us something…and no one is listening,” Elizabeth declared to a group of parents. Elizabeth’s son is autistic. She believes he has a calling –... Read more »

ADHD/ADD and Intuitive Children

ADHD/ADD and Intuitive Children
In 2011, 263 million prescriptions for psychotropic drugs were given by physicians to children under the age of 18 in the US alone. These astounding statistics point to an epidemic that we must address as responsible citizens and parents. Having Executive Produced a DVD on The Misdiagnosis of Gifted Children, I learned from several pediatric physicians... Read more »

Yo Yo Ma, The Chicago Children's Choir and Peace on Earth

Yo Yo Ma, The Chicago Children's Choir and Peace on Earth
Last week, as Yo Yo Ma play his famous cello at the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park, 3,400 children from Chicago neighborhoods sang in the background, and I felt hope for the future. It was the kind of hope that only innocence and the universal language of music can bring. Watching the joyful and buoyant Artistic Director, Josephine Lee,... Read more »
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Gifted Child Teaching Sustainability

Gifted Child Teaching Sustainability
As a skilled intuitive, I have been energetically Reading children for a decade or more. While it may seem an odd mix with the work I do with leaders and their conscious businesses, it turns out that these kids are already moving into and contributing to areas of arts, business and sustainability…from the age of... Read more »

Robert Scherer Defines Heartfelt Leadership

Last week I said, “Mom, I’m going to ask Bobbie if I can visit her in Ohio next Wednesday.” Bobbie is a gracious hostess, extending every kindness. She remains sensitive to everyone else’s comfort, even as she has been tending to her husband’s care for over six months in hospice at home.  Bobbie has always... Read more »

Kids Increasing Intuitive Intelligence

You may have noticed that kids seem to be increasingly more intelligent at younger ages…no kidding! I interviewed a woman who works with highly gifted kids and she said that more than a few children she is now assessing are above 250 IQ -with 160 being considered genius level. One tween I worked with in the... Read more »
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Take My Tears and Free the Children

In the Intuitive Kids’ Camp that is now ongoing at Heaven Meets Earth yoga studio in Evanston, tween and teens are learning that they are not disordered – but gifted in very particular ways. One teen walked out of the very first class and smiled, saying with disbelief: “You told me I’m gifted…” I was... Read more »