Keys to Parenting the Gifted Child

Keys to Parenting

(3rd Edition)




Sylvia B. Rimm, Ph.D.


Parents of gifted, talented, and creative children have many questions and concerns about their high-ability youngsters. Psychologist and best-selling author Dr. Sylvia Rimm provides solid answers and practical advice. Discover what it takes to help children experience the joys of learning with more than 40 helpful keys! Each key can open a new door to success, without taking a toll on your child’s personality or imagination. This book is especially helpful for single parents and blended families. It is also particularly helpful with sibling issues, such as rivalry and jealousy.



Keys includes:

  • How to enhance learning in the family
  • Parenting with a united front
  • Homework issues
  • Underachievement
  • Perfectionism
  • Peer pressure
  • Risk-taking for shy children
  • Parent–school communications
  • Gender issues
  • Educational alternatives
  • Creativity, pretending, and lying
  • Additional resources for parents

 Also available as an eBook! On Nooks with Barnes&Noble and Kindles on Amazon 


Length: 256 pages

ISBN 10 digit: 0-910707-74-X
ISBN 13 digit: 978-0-910707-74-9


Price: $16.95



[A] good place for parents to start understanding their gifted children” and the #2 book for Parents of Gifted Children
– Carol Bainbridge,’s Gifted Child Guide

helpful… [and] very readable” and the #5 book in the Top 10 Books on Giftedness
– Pearson Education’s site Family Education Network


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